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Country  United States
State  Kentucky
County Graves
 • Total 0.90 sq mi (2.32 km2)
 • Land 0.89 sq mi (2.31 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
427 ft (130 m)
 • Total 235
 • Density 263.75/sq mi (101.88/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 270 & 364
FIPS code 21-36316
GNIS feature ID 2629629

Hickory (also, Hickory Grove) is a census-designated place in Graves County, Kentucky, United States., which is located north of Mayfield and 18 miles (29 km) south of Paducah in far western Kentucky.

Hickory was laid out in 1856 along the tracks of Illinois Central Gulf railroad, and named for the large hickory trees dotting the landscape. A post office called Hickory Grove was established in 1858, and the name of the post office was designated Hickory in 1914.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 235
U.S. Decennial Census
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