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Henderson, North Carolina
Welcome to Henderson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Henderson has a population of 15,126 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Henderson.
Henderson is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Henderson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Henderson is within the (252) area code.
The ZIP code for Henderson: 27536<4>
Websites for Henderson ...
Official Website: www.ci.henderson.nc.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Henderson had an population of 15,126 people. This is a decrease of 1.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Henderson had a population of 15,368 people (or 33.83% of the total population of Vance County). This makes Henderson the county's most populous community.
The population of Henderson represents 0.16% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,368 people, the population of Henderson decreased 4.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,095 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Henderson.
Communities Also Named Henderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Henderson: This one is located in Vance County and the other is located in Wilkes County.
Beyond North Carolina, 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), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Henderson.
Communities near Henderson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Henderson.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Henderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Henderson.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Henderson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Henderson. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Henderson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Henderson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Henderson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Henderson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Henderson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Henderson: www.ci.henderson.nc.us/
The official website for Vance County: www.vancecounty.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022