Conover is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 8,110 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area. Conover is located in the center of Catawba County
Conover is located at 35°42′40″N 81°13′11″W / 35.71111°N 81.21972°W / 35.71111; -81.21972 (35.711232, -81.219608).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.845 square miles (26.5 km²), all of it land.