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

The community of Lexington is the Seat for Henderson County.

Henderson County was founded in 1821.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Henderson had a population of 27,037 people. This is an increase of 5.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,522 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Henderson represented 0.45% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 56th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201027,769+8.8%+2.71% since 2009
200927,037+5.94%+0.21% since 2008
200826,981+5.72%+0.83% since 2007
200025,522The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Henderson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Henderson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Lexington   7,8527,3936.21% increase  
Sardis   4624453.82% increase  
Parkers Crossroads   2552415.81% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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