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State Farm® Insurance Agent Lance Cook

3012 N Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601-1161

In Belle Hollow shopping center between Lowes grocery store and Talbots

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3012 N Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601-1161


English, Spanish
About Me

Welcome! My name is Lance L. Cook, your Good Neighbor and local State Farm Agent. Our office on Highway 127 in the Viewmont area of Hickory, NC has been open for over 5 years. Ours is one of only eleven State Farm agents with two offices in the state of North Carolina. We service Northwest Hickory, Taylorsville, Lenoir, Hudson, Granite Falls and beyond, providing you with auto, home, health and life insurance as well as financial services.

I grew up in Marietta, GA and lived there until I went to college on a full athletic scholarship in Charleston, SC at The Citadel. I also played professional football for 2.5 years in the Canadian Football League for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. After football, I worked for Simmons Mattress Company for 8 years and then worked for Clayton Homes for a year before beginning to work for State Farm as a Life Insurance Producer.

My wife, Ellen, and our three children, Lance Jr., Andy and MaryElla, and I have been enjoying the Hickory community for 17 years.

I sponsor Lenoir Rhyne Athletes, as a Member of the Big Bear Club and I also am sponsor for the Coach Mike Jacobs Football Summer Camp and the Coach Ram Baseball Summer Camp at LR University and a Diamond Sponsor for the new Lenoir Rhyne University Baseball Stadium that is being built.

We also are a Platinum sponsor for Hickory Christian Academy, (HCA) sponsoring both the athletic and academic programs at HCA. I also sponsor the Newton Conover Football Golf tournament as well as St. Stephens and Hickory High Athletics.

Additionally we sponsor the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) golf tournament as well as their volleyball team and program.

I have a dedicated team of licensed insurance representatives who are committed to providing our customers with personalized service and care. With their knowledge of the vast number of State Farm insurance products, they are uniquely positioned to work with you to understand your goals and identify ways to help protect them. And they are local and live in the same communities you do - Hickory, Conover, Lenoir, Taylorsville, Valdese, Lincolnton, etc.

Our team takes great pride in helping you understand your insurance and ensure you are getting the appropriate, personalized coverage to fit your unique needs. And you can trust we know what we are talking about - my team and I have a combined 68 years of insurance experience! Just check out our Google reviews - our customers love us! We currently are licensed in three different states: North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia so we can serve you better.

And if Spanish is your first language, we have a fluent team member! Sí, hablamos español!

Our team is ready and happy to assist you, and we have 24/7 Good Neighbor service after office hours. Call or stop in for a free Auto Insurance quote, Homeowners Insurance quote, Condo Insurance quote, or Renters Insurance quote, to discuss Life Insurance options, or how we may supplement your private health insurance with additional coverage.

We also provide Insurance for your Motorcycle, Boat, and RV, as well as free Notary Public services! We can't wait to serve you!

As a small business owner myself, I understand the unique needs of small business owners, and am privileged to offer Small Business Insurance for many industries and types of businesses.

At my Agency, we focus on:

  • Helping families manage their car and home insurance expenses.

  • Insurance for cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, RVs, boats, and jet skis.

  • Discounts when you combine your Auto Insurance and your Homeowners Insurance, Renters Insurance, or Condo Insurance.

  • Providing quotes for Life Insurance and helping customers calculate the amount of Life Insurance they need.

  • Helping small businesses with business insurance, workers comp insurance, as well as commercial auto insurance.

  • We are also conveniently located close to Bethlehem, Mountain View, Newton, Hudson, Claremont and other communities located in the counties of Catawba, Burke, Alexander, Lincoln, Gaston, etc. of North Carolina.

  • Prefer to do business online or over the phone? We got you too!

  • State to State transfers for State Farm Customers auto insurance.

  • Providing remarkable customer service and being Good Neighbors.

  • Sí, hablamos español.


Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products Offered

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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The Lance Cook State Farm office is licensed to serve North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. We are here to help with auto insurance, commercial auto insurance, small business insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, life insurance, and more. Contact us today to see how we can help you and your family.

The Lance Cook Insurance team, at our 127 location, is currently made up of three members who are ready and willing to help out our customers with all of their insurance needs, payments, questions and concerns. Our customer service, integrity and humility go above and beyond the norm. We are here to serve!


Shawna Cronan

Office Manager

Shawna was born in Cleveland, OH and moved to Hickory, NC in 2005. She graduated from Berea High School and Polaris Career Center for Culinary Arts in 1996. She has been married to her high school sweetheart since 1996 and they have one daughter. She has been in the insurance field for over 20 years and with Lance Cook State Farm since 2005 when he first opened the office.

Emily Hill State Farm Agent Team Member

Emily Hill

Office Representative

Emily was born in Alpharetta, Georgia and has spent time in Canada, Pennsylvania, and moved to Conover, NC in 2022. She is a former teacher who is hard to miss without a smile. She loves helping people as much as she can to the best of her abilities, singing, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.