Lake Hickory


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98.36 FEET
Full Pool: 99.0
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Girls basketball: Krum, Bridgeport play 9-4A seeding game Friday night

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 2/7/2018 6:48:29 AM

Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like The Denton Record-Chronicle's Facebook Page The Krum Lady Cats and the Bridgeport Sissies will face one another in a District 9-4A seeding game to determine third and fourth place on Friday night at 7 p.m. in

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Opinion Roundup: Prison mangement, money for Lt. Gov. and new business for McCrory

Date: 1/27/2018 3:35:00 AM

FEMA Administrator Brock Long returned home Thursday to promote a “culture of preparedness” and share stories from his time in the job at a meeting of the Lake Hickory Rotary Club. Long, a Newton native and Hickory resident, was confirmed as head of

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Q&A: Newton native Brock Long shares details about his role with FEMA

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 1/26/2018 6:00:00 AM

HICKORY – The Hickory Daily Record had the opportunity to meet and discuss various topics with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long after his visit with the Rotary Club of Hickory on Thursday at Lake Hickory Country Club

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long returns to Hickory

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 1/25/2018 11:55:00 PM

HICKORY – FEMA Administrator Brock Long returned home Thursday to promote a “culture of preparedness” and share stories from his time in the job at a meeting of the Lake Hickory Rotary Club on Thursday. Long, a Newton native and Hickory resident

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Greater Hickory Jaycees elects president, preps for year of service

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 1/23/2018 10:01:00 PM

I’ve helped with a little bit of everything so far,” Reed said. Reed is a full-time veterinarian at Lake Hickory Veterinary Hospital, member of the Hickory Choral Society and attends Corinth Reformed Church in Hickory. “When I moved here, I just

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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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