Mentioned in The Homecoming, where John had to begin walking on his walk home from Waynesboro on Christmas Eve 1933 Pre-2 Mentioned in The Deed s1/e20 when Cissy Brubaker tells John-Boy that she grew up in the town. Her father owned the livery stable. Both were staying at Mrs. Vandenberg's Boarding House in Wheeling, West Virginia. Hickory Creek is a small town in Fairfax County, Virginia; Hickory Creek also appears to be a tributary of the Rockfish River