Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
99.50 FEET
10/19/2018
Full Pool: 99.0
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Jay Edwards’ featured athletes: Kings Mountain golf star rocks on

The Charlotte Observer

Date: 10/13/2018 7:54:00 PM

Anna McDonald, Hickory Golf: The Hickory senior shot a 38 to earn co-medalist honors at the Northwestern 3A/4A conference match at Lake Hickory Country Club at Catawba Springs, Oct. 3. McDonald, who i

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Activities promote awareness of domestic violence

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/12/2018 2:39:00 AM

Upcoming Family Guidance Center events include: Oct. 12-14 — Family Guidance Center booth at Octoberfest providing information on how to support their efforts; Oct. 20 — Blue Jean Ball at Lake Hickory

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Fall Is Fun: From pumpkin patches to festivals and haunted attractions, the season offers something for everyone

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/7/2018 3:28:00 AM

All activities are included in the admission price. For more information, visit their website at www.redwolffarm.com. Lake Hickory Haunts includes a large body of water, surrounded by nine unique haun

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LRU reveals plans for the new Duane and Madeleine Dassow University Commons

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/7/2018 3:14:00 AM

25 at Lake Hickory Country Club. Duane and Madeleine Dassow, both 1975 LR graduates, announced their support with a $1 million gift for the project. This is by far the largest gift the Dassows have ma

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Dinner club speaker to focus on pirate

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/5/2018 3:09:00 AM

All meetings this year will be held at the Lake Hickory Country Club. Each will begin with a social time at 6 p.m., when greeters welcome members, member guests, and first-time visitors. Dinner is ser

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Length: 109 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Volume: 137,821 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,310 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long.
Lake Hickory was named after the city of Hickory and runs along its northern edge. The lake covers almost 4,223 acres with 105 miles of shoreline. Full pond elevation is 935 feet. Lake Hickory is a reliable source of water for the cities of Hickory and Conover and the town of Longview.
Duke Energy provides five public access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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