Tree Information

Common Name: red hickory

Scientific Name: Carya ovalis

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2561

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 118 in.

Height: 140 ft.

Crown: 80 ft.

Points: 278

Date Last Measured: 2017

Last Measured by: Landon Webb, Beth Cantrell, Jess Soffee, Brian Josey

Date First Measured: 2017

Comments: Declared national champion in 2020. The tree appears healthy and is growing in a stand of particularly tall trees. It is a forest grown tree, growing with beeches, poplars, and oaks.

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L. Webb Nov-17

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Caroline

State Map

Land Owner: United States Army

GPS Coordinates: 38.165986, -77.257204

Owner Email:

Directions: The tree is located in the woods of Fort A. P. Hill in Training Area 17B. Access to this area is restricted. Visitation is generally prohibited and re-measure will need to be coordinated through Jason Applegate, or Fort A.P. Hill Forestry.

Owner Address: Bldg 308 13832 Anderson Camp

Fort A.P. Hill, VA 22427

Owner Phone: 804-633-8465

Contact Information

Contact Name: Jason Applegate

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 19952 N Range Rd.

Bowling Green, VA 22427

Contact Phone: 804-633-8465

Contact Info: or 804-633-8409. Beth Cantrell Phone number: (804) 633-8503 Email address:


Original Nominator(s): Brian Josey

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