Hickory Creek

Hickory Creek is located west of Interstate 35E about eight miles southeast of Denton in southeastern Denton County. Named for the nearby creek, the community developed in the 1960s and incorporated by 1969. In 1970 the population was 218, but that figure increased dramatically during the next decade to 1,422 in 1980. In 2000 the population was 2,078. Hickory Creek has a mayor/council form of government and its own police department. The community supports a number of retail businesses and chains.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Hickory Creek is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.11012020
    Longitude
    -97.02977300

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

Yes

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Hickory Creek by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Hickory Creek
Pop. Year Source
4,718 2020 United States Census Bureau
4,753 2019 Texas Demographic Center
3,247 2010 United States Census Bureau
2,078 2000 United States Census Bureau
1,893 1990 United States Census Bureau