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  • Kiwanis Park
    Zahra Baker All Children's Playground is a premiere playground.
  • Lake Hickory
    The lake covers 4,200 acres and has over 100 miles of shoreline.
  • Beautiful Parks & Gardens
    Athearn 3501 U33C powered unit Santa Fe Locomotive FREE SHIP HTF NIB Enjoy walking and biking trails, boating, scenic lake views and more.
  • ATHEARN 4583 HO SCALE GP50 PH II Powered Diesel Santa Fe NOS Hickory, North Carolina
    a city known for craftsmanship and community, is a great place to start your new business, project, or life!
  • ATHEARN 65021 SANTA FE HO SD45 ROAD NO. 1852 DC, DCC READY
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Welcome to Hickory, where Life is Well Crafted!

Hickory, North Carolina, has a history of craftsmanship. Hickory's past and future prospects have drawn to this place a people with an eye for detail and a hand for hard work, a passion for making something of themselves and of the future.

From furniture capital 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.

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. Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!

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ATHEARN 92389 50' FLAT WITH TWO 25' TRAILERS ERIE 7482
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From the comfort of home, citizens can review such information as payment history, pending payments, and account status, while also providing several convenient payment options.

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At the City of Hickory, we focus on delivering high quality services to our citizens and visitors through excellent coworkers. Positive innovation, communication, and customer service form the core values of our organization.

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Athearn ATH98762 HO Scale SD40 Locomotive CPR DCC Ready
Athearn ATHG63584 HO Scale Locomotive SDP45, CR Conrail
Athearn ATHG65204 HO SD60E NS Honoring Our Veterans Locomotive
ATH Genesis G97227 Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Steam Loco w DCC & Sound H.O.

A listing of City meetings and events for City of Hickory. This includes boards and commissions, department events and meetings, and more.

Libraries/Recreation

Hickory Public Library connects people with excellent service, resources, and empowering opportunities.

Hickory Parks and Recreation provides the highest quality in leisure services, parks and recreational facilities while encouraging and enhancing healthy lifestyles for all citizens of Hickory.

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Athearn ATHG89626 HO SD70ACe Ferromex Locomotive DCC READY
Athearn BETHGON COALPORTER W LOAD, CSXT (5) HO RTR MIB
Athearn Boston & Maine (BM) GP40-2 (HO)(New)

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.

The name “Crafting Hickory” is more than an emblem, or logo, it’s an initiative under the ‘Life. Well Crafted.’ brand.

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On November 4, 2014, the voters of Hickory overwhelmingly approved the $15 and $25 million dollar Hickory Bond Referendum.

Business Development

Hickory and the metro area has strong transportation, utility, higher education, cultural and workforce development networks that have produced a strong manufacturing base and extensive medical, retail, service and residential development.

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City Publications

At the City of Hickory we focus on delivering high quality services to our citizens and visitors through excellent coworkers. Positive innovation, communication, and customer service form the core values of our organization.

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Athearn Genesis ATHG63566 HO SDP45 Conrail
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Athearn Genesis GP38-2 Santa Fe Yellow Warbonnet HO MIB

Athearn Genesis HO Scale EMD SD60M (DCC Sound) Burlington Northern BN Get To Know Hickory!
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Athearn Genesis HO SOO Line F3B Phase 4 2200-C & F3A Phase 4 2200-B Locomotive
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