Get to Know Hickory

Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community,
located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40,
where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor
with detail, artistry, and quality.

From furniture capitol to fiber optic center, natural wonder to fine arts splendor,
recreational heaven to entertainment haven, small town values to big city drive.
The people of Hickory have crafted a living and a life that's rich both in tradition and promise.

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Consider spending a day in Hickory, visiting the farm to table restaurants, breweries,
small shops or big box retail shopping, 24 parks, Lake Hickory, and so much more.



Find your home in this community of people who have a history of craftsmanship
with an eye for detail and a hand for hard work and

a passion for making something of themselves and of the future.




Get to know Hickory, NC through the peoples’ eyes who live and work here.  Watch the video and then read their short stories to understand why people love Hickory, NC so much.


With a talented workforce, a rich manufacturing support system, cutting edge technologies, a vibrant medical community, and a rich heritage of craftmanship, Hickory, NC, is the perfect place to start a business or find work in a variety industries.


Hickory, NC, a city known for craftsmanship and community, is ripe with educational opportunities, having a state of the art community college and a well-established university, as well as an excellent public school system and private school options.


Hickory, North Carolina is a wonderful place to live, offering the amenities of a large city, but basking with small town charm. The area has much to offer, and is within an hour to many other large cities. Hickory has an array of activities to choose from that will please each person’s interests.

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