Henderson Rusk County, Texas

Henderson: City in Rusk County, Texas, United States

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Location of Henderson on Texas map.


Henderson is a city located in the county of Rusk in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,712 and a population density of 440 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,049 inhabitants.

Another look at downtown Henderson  TX IMG 2975 image
Another look at downtown Henderson TX IMG 2975
Another look at downtown Henderson  TX IMG 2975 image


Henderson is located at 32°9'12"N 94°47'58"W (32.1532200, -94.7993800).

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Henderson forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Henderson Quick Facts

Population : 13,049 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Rusk County
Different from : Henderson County
Postal code : 75652–75654
Area : 31.19 km2
Named for : James Pinckney Henderson
Altitude : 512 feet / 156 meters
Capital city : Henderson is capital of Rusk County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:19:15 (24th October 2021)
Density : 418 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.08% (2010-2020)
Weather : 85℉ Partly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Henderson decreased by 5.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,712 - census
2011 13,737 0.18% estimation process
2012 13,737 0% estimation process
2013 13,584 -1.13% estimation process
2014 13,472 -0.83% estimation process
2015 13,331 -1.06% estimation process
2016 13,300 -0.23% estimation process
2017 13,219 -0.61% estimation process
2018 13,169 -0.38% estimation process
2019 13,154 -0.11% estimation process
2020 13,049 -0.8% estimation process

Henderson zip code is 75652. County name: Rusk, County fips: 48401

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People born in Henderson (24)

People born in Henderson, including singer and actor Sandy Duncan, U.S. Representative from Texas James Young, politician Marvin Leath, you can see a list of people who born in Henderson.

  • Harry Whittington (American lawyer) he was born in 03/03/1927
  • Archie Bell (American singer) he was born in 01/09/1944
  • Claude Gray (American musician) he was born in 26/01/1932
  • Dax Cowart (American lawyer and burn victim) he was born in 16/12/1947
  • Dennis Duncan (Canadian football player) he was born in 24/01/1945
  • Drew Coleman (Player of American football) he was born in 22/04/1983
  • Eddie Jones (American football player) he was born in 11/01/1988
  • Gary Jones (American former coach in Baseball) he was born in 11/11/1960
  • Joe Delaney (American professional football player (1958-1983)) he was born in 30/10/1958
  • Reagan Veasy Brown (American commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture) he was born in 20/09/1921
  • Rickey Dudley (American football player) he was born in 15/07/1972
  • Robert P. Taylor (Chief of Chaplains of the United States Air Force, 1962 to 1966) he was born in 11/04/1909
  • Tommy Wade (American football player) he was born in 23/03/1942
  • William Edward Compton (American radio personality) he was born in 29/12/1945
  • Tyrell Jenkins (professional baseball player) he was born in 20/07/1992
  • Inola Henry (politician and educator) she was born in 15/11/1942
  • Phil Branch (Canadian football player) he was born in 06/11/1932
  • Bon Boatwright he was born in 28/10/1951

Schools in Henderson

College & universities near Henderson, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226019 Kilgore College Kilgore (TX) 75662-3299
484048 Barber Institute of Texas Longview (TX) 75602-3456
226231 LeTourneau University Longview (TX) 75602
227386 Panola College Carthage (TX) 75633-2397
228802 The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler (TX) 75799-6699

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Henderson, TX

Code Name Address Type
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL
NCG Nacogdoches, Texas University Drive & Starr Road BUS
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL

Post offices near Henderson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Henderson Post Office Henderson (TX) 75654
Joinervill Post Office Joinerville (TX) 75658
Pr Post Office Price (TX) 75687
Selman City Post Office Selman City (TX) 75689
New London Post Office New London (TX) 75682

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Rusk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rusk County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Overton 2,503 City in Texas, USA
Tatum 1,417 City in Rusk County, Texas, United States
New London 1,013 City in Rusk County, Texas, United States
Easton 525 City in Texas
Mount Enterprise 433 City in Rusk County, Texas, United States
Reklaw 391 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Henderson distances to largest Texas cities