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Welcome to Henrietta ...

Henrietta is located in Rutherford County<1>.

Henrietta is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Henrietta lies within the (828) area code.

The ZIP code for Henrietta: 28076<3>

Communities Also Named Henrietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Henrietta: This one is located in Rutherford County and the other is located in Edgecombe County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 14 communities that are also named Henrietta - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri (2), New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Henrietta ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Henrietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaffney
    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Henrietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Henrietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Henrietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<5>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<5>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Henrietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Henrietta. See our Newspapers Page for Henrietta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Henrietta ...

Looking for more information about Henrietta? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Henrietta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Henrietta.

Adding Henrietta to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Rutherford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

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 Rutherford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Henrietta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Henrietta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Henrietta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Henrietta) 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 Henrietta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HenriettaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Henrietta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2580, Longitude: -81.7965    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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