Henderson , Henderson County, Kentucky

City in and county seat of Henderson County, Kentucky, United States

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Location of Henderson, KY on Kentucky map.


Henderson is a city located in the county of Henderson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. In the 2010 census it had a population of 28,757 inhabitants and a population density of 621 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 28,207 inhabitants.

The city was created 224 years ago in 1796.

Henderson has a total area of 17.89 square miles (46.33 km2).

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Henderson, KY Quick Facts

Population : 28,207 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky
County : Henderson County
Different from : Henderson County
Postal code : 42420
Phone Area Codes : 270
Area : 46.33 km2
Altitude : 407 feet / 124 meters
Capital city : Henderson is capital of Henderson County
Establishment : January 01, 1797 (224 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:26:03 (16th April 2021)
Zip Code : 42420
Density : 609 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.95% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 28,757 census
2011 28,982 estimation process
2012 29,019 estimation process
2013 28,965 estimation process
2014 28,979 estimation process
2015 28,942 estimation process
2016 28,900 estimation process
2017 28,663 estimation process
2018 28,410 estimation process
2019 28,207 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Henderson decreased by 1.95% in 9 years.

Henderson, KY zip code is 42420. County name: Henderson, County fips: 21101

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People born in Henderson, KY (38)

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Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Henderson, KY

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Other cities in Henderson County

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

City Name Population Title
Corydon 692 City in Kentucky
Robards 502 Human settlement in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Henderson, KY distances to biggest Kentucky cities

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