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Welcome to Hendersonville ...

The city of Hendersonville is located in Sumner County<1>.



Hendersonville was established in 1784.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hendersonville has a population of 58,156 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Hendersonville is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hendersonville: (615)

The ZIP code for Hendersonville: 37075<4>

Websites for Hendersonville ...

Official Website:   www.hvilletn.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hendersonvillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hendersonville had an population of 58,156 people. This is an increase of 13.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hendersonville had a population of 51,372 people (or 31.98% of the total population of Sumner County). This makes Hendersonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Hendersonville represents 0.81% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 51,372 people, the population of Hendersonville increased 26.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 40,620 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hendersonville ...

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

  • Nashville - Davidson
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville - Davidson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville - Davidson
    • Nashville - Davidson is located in Davidson County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 670,820 people
  • Gallatin
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallatin
    • Gallatin is located in Sumner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,335 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallatin <7>
  • Mount Juliet
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Juliet have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Juliet
    • Mount Juliet is located in Wilson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,526 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Juliet <7>
  • Lebanon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Morrow
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrow
    • Morrow is located in Rutherford County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 29,304 people
  • Portland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • White House
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White House have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White House
    • White House is located in Robertson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,975 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White House <7>
  • Marvel ‑ Historic
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marvel
    • Marvel is located in Davidson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,322 people
  • Greenbrier
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbrier
    • Greenbrier is located in Robertson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,905 people
  • Millersville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersville
    • Millersville is located in Sumner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,798 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville <7>

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 7 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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hendersonville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Hendersonville post office opened in 1801.

We also found Hendersonville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hendersonville.

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

The official website for Sumner County: www.sumnertn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Sumner, 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>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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