Henderson County, Kentucky

Henderson County: County in Kentucky, United States


Henderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,250 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 44,740 inhabitants. Its county seat is Henderson. The county was created 224 years ago in 1798.

Henderson County locator map
Location of Henderson County on Kentucky map.

Quick Facts about Henderson County

Population : 44,740 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Henderson County, Henderson County, Henderson County, Henderson County
Area : 1210 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.4%
Land as percent of area : 93.6%
Named for : Richard Henderson
Capital : Henderson
Establishment : December 12, 1798
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:30:04 (22nd September 2023)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.38% (2010-2020)
Henderson county kentucky courthouse '3146526178' image
Henderson county kentucky courthouse '3146526178'
Henderson county kentucky courthouse '3146526178' image


Henderson County is located at 37°47'45"N 87°34'23"W (37.7959000, -87.5731600). It has 7 neighbors: Posey County, Vanderburgh County, Warrick County, Daviess County, McLean County, Union County and Webster County.

Henderson County map

The largest city of Henderson County is Henderson with a population of 27,974. Other cities include, Corydon population 685 and Robards population 497. See all Henderson County cities & populated places.

Henderson County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Henderson County.

City Name Population Title
Henderson 27,974 City in and county seat of Henderson County, Kentucky, United States
Corydon 685 City in Kentucky
Robards 497 Human settlement in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States of America

Henderson County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Henderson County decreased by 3.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 46,250 - census
2011 46,334 0.18% estimation process
2012 46,419 0.18% estimation process
2013 46,338 -0.17% estimation process
2014 46,366 0.06% estimation process
2015 46,344 -0.05% estimation process
2016 46,212 -0.29% estimation process
2017 45,867 -0.75% estimation process
2018 45,512 -0.78% estimation process
2019 45,210 -0.67% estimation process
2020 44,740 -1.05% estimation process

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People born in Henderson County (6)

People born in Henderson County, including politician Lazarus W. Powell, Southern Baptist pastor and college president LaVerne Butler, African Methodist Episcopal Church minister Bartlett Taylor, .


  • Andrew Heath (American baptist minister) he was born in 20/02/1832
  • Don Ball (American philanthropist and businessman) he was born in 27/07/1936
  • J. C. Coffee (American football player and coach) he was born in 22/04/1915

Other places with the same name (5)

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Jefferson County 767,452 County in Alabama, United States
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Lexington-Fayette 314,488 The most populous city in Kentucky and the center of the Lexington-Fayette metropolitan area.
Meads 288,649 A census-designated place located in Meade County, Kentucky.
Ironville 288,649 A city located in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
Lexington 225,366 The second most populous city in Kentucky.
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Boone County 135,396 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 134,510 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 111,309 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,978 County in Kentucky, United States
Madison County 94,265 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 94,020 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
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