Hickory Creek, TX (Denton County)

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: February 17, 2005

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.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Hickory Creek, TX (Denton County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/hickory-creek-tx-denton-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

February 17, 2005

Hickory Creek
Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Denton County
  • Latitude: 33.11012020°
  • Longitude: -97.02977300°
Population Counts
People Year
1,893 1990
2,078 2000
3,247 2010
4,753 2019