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Guide to Living in Hickory, NC

New to calling Catawba County home? Valley Storage is your destination for storage space and moving resources to help you get used to living in Hickory, NC. As you settle in, you can keep boxes and large items packed away in storage so that your home has room for unpacking and rearranging. Talk to one of our storage experts today to see how we can make your move to the area a little easier!

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Guide to Living in Hickory, Catawba County, NC

Population: 40,634

Median Home Value: $168,600

Median Rent: $734

The city of Hickory, NC, was named after Hickory Tavern, a prominent inn built in the 1850s. Set up under a large hickory tree, it was close to a stagecoach junction and became the foundation for the town before it was officially established in 1870. Now, Hickory is an important part of the Catawba River Valley for commerce and recreational activities. 

It has an interesting history in the world of furniture manufacturing and was once known as the “Furniture Capital of the World.” As of 2019, the Hickory Metro area had almost 190 furniture manufacturers, including the popular Hickory Furniture Mart.

Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, residents have access to gorgeous landscapes as well as nearby cities Charlotte and Asheville. Get all the appeal of the small-town life with all the the entertainment and adventure you need close by.

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Two Valley Storage Facilities Close By

Why should you make Valley Storage your #1 self storage destination in Hickory, NC? With two storage facilities in town, we are close and convenient, no matter where you are in town. Both locations are approximately 10 minutes from Lenoir-Rhyne University and offer affordable student storage solutions. Equipped with a range of self storage unit types and sizes, you are sure to find storage that fits your needs as well as your budget. Browse our available storage units for your next residential or commercial storage space!

Valley Storage on 26th Street Boulevard

Whether you need large or small storage, Valley Storage’s drive-up storage units can provide you with all the space you need. You can make item swaps quick and easy by pulling your vehicle right up to your storage unit to load and unload. Rent up to 600 square feet of storage space in east Hickory! We are located in between I-40 and Route 70 near Catawba Valley Community College and Hickory Motor Speedway. See how renting a storage unit near you can help you get organized.

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Valley Storage on Clement Boulevard

Farther north, you can find our second Valley Storage facility in Hickory next to Hickory Regional Airport. Along with drive-up storage, we also offer indoor, temperature-controlled storage units. These are ideal for storing sensitive materials or keeping items secure long-term. Our storage experts are happy to help you determine if temperature control is the best move for your items. If you have extra vehicles cluttering your property, you can leave them with us, too! We can handle all your storage needs at Valley Storage!

Drive-Up Storage Units · Temperature Control · Vehicle Storage

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Katie Mest

Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.