Henderson County , Kentucky

Henderson County: County in Kentucky, United States

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


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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 45,210 inhabitants. Its county seat is Henderson. The county was created 222 years ago in 1798.


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 kentucky courthouse '3146526178' image
Henderson county kentucky courthouse '3146526178'

The largest city of Henderson County is Henderson with a population of 28,207. Other cities include, Corydon population 692 and Robards population 502. See all Henderson County cities & populated places.

Henderson county kentucky courthouse '3146526178' image

Henderson County map

Henderson County Quick Facts

Population : 45,210 (2019)
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 : 07:39:06 (4th August 2021)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.3% (2010-2019)

Henderson County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Henderson County decreased by 2.3% in 9 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

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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, you can see a list of people who born in Henderson County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Henderson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Henderson 28,207 City in and county seat of Henderson County, Kentucky, United States
Corydon 692 City in Kentucky
Robards 502 Human settlement in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States of America

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kentucky 4,467,673 State of the United States of America
Jefferson County 766,757 County in Alabama, United States
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Fayette County 323,152 County in West Virginia, United States
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Meads 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Ironville 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Lexington 225,366 City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Kenton County 166,998 County in Kentucky, United States
Boone County 133,581 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 132,896 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 110,958 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,511 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 93,584 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
Bullitt County 81,676 County in Kentucky, United States

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