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Henderson, Minnesota

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The location of Henderson

Welcome to Henderson ...

The city of Henderson is located in Sibley County.

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 929 people<2> (see below for details).

Henderson is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Henderson is within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Henderson: 56044<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Henderson had a population of 886 people (or 5.82% of the total population of Sibley County). This makes Henderson the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Henderson represents 0.02% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 377th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 886 people, the population of Henderson decreased 2.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 910 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Henderson had an population of 929 people. This is an increase of 4.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Henderson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan (5), 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. Our list includes 5 papers.

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.

Communities near Henderson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Peter   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Henderson

Located in Nicollet County

New Prague   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Henderson

Located in Scott County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Henderson

Located in Scott County

Jordan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Henderson

Located in Scott County

Le Sueur   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Henderson

Located in Le Sueur County

Norwood Young America   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Henderson

Located in Carver County

Montgomery   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Henderson

Located in Le Sueur County

Le Center   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Henderson

Located in Le Sueur County

Gaylord   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Henderson

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Henderson

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Sibley County

About Minnesota

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 Sibley County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Henderson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Henderson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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: 44.5281, Longitude: -93.9086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Henderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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