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Welcome to Hendersonville ...

The city of Hendersonville is located in Henderson County<1> and is the County Seat for Henderson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hendersonville has a population of 14,118 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hendersonville.

Hendersonville is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hendersonville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Hendersonville: (828)

The ZIP code for Hendersonville: 28792<4>

Websites for Hendersonville ...

Official Website:   www.cityofhendersonville.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hendersonvillechamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hendersonville had an population of 14,118 people. This is an increase of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hendersonville had a population of 13,137 people (which is 12.31% of the total population of Henderson County). This makes Hendersonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Hendersonville represents 0.14% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,137 people, the population of Hendersonville increased 26.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,420 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hendersonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Hendersonville - they are located in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hendersonville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hendersonville.

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
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    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hendersonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<6>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Hendersonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<6>
  • Brevard [Transylvania County]
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    • Brevard [Transylvania County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hendersonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brevard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brevard<6>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hendersonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landrum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<6>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
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      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<6>
    • Columbus [Polk County]
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      • Columbus [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<6>
    • Saluda [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
      • Saluda [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hendersonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saluda have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<6>

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 Hendersonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hendersonville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hendersonville. 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 Hendersonville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hendersonville. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hendersonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hendersonville ...

Looking for more information about Hendersonville? 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 Hendersonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hendersonville.

Adding Hendersonville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hendersonville 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 Hendersonville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hendersonville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hendersonville on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hendersonville: www.cityofhendersonville.org/

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Henderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hendersonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hendersonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Hendersonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hendersonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Hendersonville) 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 Hendersonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HendersonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hendersonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3187, Longitude: -82.4607    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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