Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
97.54 FEET
7/24/2017
Full Pool: 99.0
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Date: 7/17/2017 1:22:00 AM

TEDxHickory's event is scheduled for November 18, 2017 at The Belk Centrum for an all day conference of Ideas Worth Sharing. Currently, speakers are interviewing for a chance to take part in this

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Catawba County sheriff to retire, endorses son for 2018 election bid

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 7/15/2017 9:41:00 PM

Coy Reid’s retirement announcement and endorsement of his son’s election bid was broadcast live via Facebook on a boat in Lake Hickory around 12:30 p.m. “I’ve worked with excellent law enforcement over my time, three of which have been my sons

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Advisory group downgrades Lake Hickory drought status

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 7/9/2017 5:02:00 AM

HICKORY – The drought status of the Catawba-Wateree river basin, which includes Lake Hickory, has been downgraded considering the area’s rainfall the past few months. The Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group announced Wednesday in a press

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Why Hickory, N.C., Is a Great Place to Retire

Kiplinger

Date: 7/5/2017 7:05:00 AM

The region is a golfer’s heaven, with 24 courses located within 20 miles of town. Lake Hickory—a large, dam-controlled lake on the Catawba River—provides plenty of other recreational possibilities. The median home price in Hickory is $148,000

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Why Hickory, N.C., Is a Great Place to Retire

MSN

Date: 7/3/2017 9:00:01 PM

The region is a golfer's heaven, with 24 courses located within 20 miles of town. Lake Hickory--a large, dam-controlled lake on the Catawba River--provides plenty of other recreational possibilities. The median home price in Hickory is $148,000

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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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