Henderson County , North Carolina

Henderson County: County in North Carolina, United States

Henderson County locator map
Location of Henderson County on North Carolina map.

About

Henderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 106,740 and a population density of 110 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 118,445 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hendersonville. The county was created 183 years ago in 1837.

Henderson County  NC 1905 Courthouse image
Henderson County NC 1905 Courthouse
Henderson County  NC 1905 Courthouse image

Geography

Henderson County is located at 35°20'11"N 82°28'48"W (35.3362900, -82.4799100). It has 6 neighbors: Buncombe County, Haywood County, Polk County, Rutherford County, Transylvania County and Greenville County.

Henderson County map

The largest city of Henderson County is Hendersonville with a population of 14,235. Other cities include, Etowah population 6,944, Horse Shoe population 2,351, Laurel Park population 2,339 and Fruitland population 2,031. See all Henderson County cities & populated places.

Henderson County Quick Facts

Population : 118,445 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Henderson County, Henderson County, Henderson County, Henderson County
Area : 971 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Leonard Henderson
Altitude : 2,129 feet / 649 meters
Capital : Hendersonville
Establishment : January 01, 1838
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:33:19 (19th October 2021)
Density : 122 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.88% (2010-2020)

Henderson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Hendersonville

Demographics

The population of Henderson County increased by 9.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 106,740 - census
2011 107,370 0.59% estimation process
2012 107,768 0.37% estimation process
2013 108,879 1.02% estimation process
2014 110,258 1.25% estimation process
2015 111,847 1.42% estimation process
2016 113,583 1.53% estimation process
2017 115,216 1.42% estimation process
2018 116,500 1.1% estimation process
2019 117,417 0.78% estimation process
2020 118,445 0.87% estimation process

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People born in Henderson County (2)

People born in Henderson County, including politician John Gaston Grant, U.S. military veteran Juanita Webster, you can see a list of people who born in Henderson County.

Other places with the same name (5)

Henderson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Henderson County.

City Name Population Title
Hendersonville 14,235 County seat of Henderson County, North Carolina, United States
Fletcher 8,439 Town in Henderson County, North Carolina
Mills River 7,471 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Etowah 6,944 CDP in Henderson County, North Carolina
East Flat Rock 4,995 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Mountain Home 3,622 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Flat Rock 3,408 Village in Henderson County, North Carolina
Edneyville 2,367 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Horse Shoe 2,351 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Laurel Park 2,339 City in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Valley Hill 2,070 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Fruitland 2,031 Unincorporated community and census-designated place in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States
Barker Heights 1,254 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Balfour 1,187 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Hoopers Creek 1,056 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina

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Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
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West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
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Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States