Moving Companies in Hickory, NC
Moving from Hickory
Hickory is located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, between two big metropolitan areas in Charlotte and Asheville, and is known for its charm and spirit of craftsmanship. But if the time has come to leave this North Carolina city and head somewhere else, U-Pack® can help make your long-distance move easier.
And thanks to a broad coverage area, we can deliver your things in just 2-5 business days!
Fun Facts About Hickory
Who doesn’t love to brag about their hometown? When you get to your new location, use these fun facts about Hickory to impress your new friends:
It was a film location
Did you know the city served as a film location for a Hollywood film franchise? It’s true! The Henry River Mill Village, located off of Exit 119 on I-40, was used as the filming site for “District 12” in the 2012 film The Hunger Games.
It's home to the world’s most famous racing short track
Among NASCAR fans, the Hickory Motor Speedway is considered one of the most famed tracks in the sport. It was here that iconic race car drivers like Ned Jarrett and Ralph Earnhardt (the patriarch of the Earnhardt racing family) got their starts. The track still hosts racing events and is an integral part of both the city’s and the sport’s history.
Major corporations have headquarters here
Sure, Hickory is a smaller town, but some of the world’s biggest companies do business in the city. Apple, Bed Bath & Beyond and Google all have offices in the city, and it’s also home to some of the biggest manufacturers of furniture and fiber optic cables.
Several notable sports and entertainment figures call the city home
A number of famous people from the sports and entertainment world can claim Hickory as home. Among the notable names are musicians Tori Amos and Eric Church, comedian Jon Reep, San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, and Tennessee Volunteers men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes.
4020 10Th Avenue Drive Sw
Hickory NC, 28602