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Henderson, Louisiana
(Saint Martin Parish)

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The location of Henderson

Welcome to Henderson ...

The town of Henderson is located in Saint Martin Parish.

The location of Henderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Henderson has a population of 1,774 people<2> (see below for details).

Henderson is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Henderson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Henderson: (337)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Henderson had a population of 1,674 people. This makes Henderson the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Henderson represents 0.04% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,674 people, the population of Henderson increased 9.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,531 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Henderson had an population of 1,774 people. This is an increase of 5.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Henderson.

Communities near Henderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Henderson

Located in Lafayette Parish

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Henderson

Located in Lafayette Parish

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Henderson

Located in Lafayette Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Henderson

Located in Lafayette Parish

Scott   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Henderson

Located in Lafayette Parish

Breaux Bridge   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Henderson

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Henderson

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Henderson

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Port Barre   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Henderson

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Krotz Springs   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Henderson

Located in Saint Landry Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Henderson.

Communities Also Named Henderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Henderson: This one is located in Saint Martin Parish and the other is located in East Carroll Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 48 communities that are also named Henderson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Henderson.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Henderson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Henderson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Henderson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Henderson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Henderson ...

Looking for more information about Henderson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Henderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Henderson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Saint Martin Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Henderson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Martin Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Henderson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Henderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Henderson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Henderson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Henderson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Henderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3158, Longitude: -91.7980     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Henderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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