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HICKORY CREEK, TEXAS (Denton County). 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.

Laurie E. Jasinski

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Laurie E. Jasinski, "HICKORY CREEK, TX (DENTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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