Hendersonville, Tennessee

Hendersonville: The most populous city in Sumner County, Tennessee. It is located in the central part of the state. Hendersonville is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Hendersonville City Park and the Hendersonville Historical Society.


Hendersonville is a city located in the county of Sumner in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 51,372 and a population density of 2,758 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 59,323 inhabitants.

Hendersonville is a quaint little city in Sumner County, Tennessee. It's the fourth-largest city in the Nashville metropolitan area after Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Franklin and the 10th largest in Tennessee.

The city was settled in 1780 by John Ward and his brother-in-law John Miller. They named it after General Richard Henderson, who helped them find the land they wanted to settle on. The population grew steadily until the Civil War in 1861 when it saw an influx of Union troops. After the war ended in 1865, Hendersonville experienced rapid growth as people moved into this area to start families and businesses. Today there are dozens of bars and restaurants that have been established here over time, along with many different types of stores ranging from clothing shops to grocery stores.

It's a pretty safe place to live, too—the unemployment rate is low and it has a very low crime rate. The cost of living is also pretty reasonable, so you don't have to worry about spending more than you can afford when you're looking for a new place to live.

Hendersonville offers just about everything you could want from a small city: parks, museums, historic sites, family-friendly activities...the list goes on! There's even some great shopping if you're looking for something new to wear or decorate with.

Hendersonville locator map
Location of Hendersonville on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Hendersonville

Population : 59,323 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Sumner County
Postal code : 28700–28799
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 18.63 km2
Altitude : 2,152 feet / 656 meters
Capital city : Hendersonville is capital of Henderson County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:58:49 (3rd March 2024)
Density : 3,184 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.4% (2010-2020)
Main Street Hendersonville image
Main Street Hendersonville
Main Street Hendersonville image


Hendersonville is located at 36°18'17"N 86°37'12"W (36.3047700, -86.6200000).

Hendersonville map


The population of Hendersonville increased by 13.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,372 - census
2011 52,283 1.74% estimation process
2012 52,919 1.2% estimation process
2013 53,824 1.68% estimation process
2014 54,851 1.87% estimation process
2015 55,597 1.34% estimation process
2016 56,563 1.71% estimation process
2017 57,560 1.73% estimation process
2018 57,634 0.13% estimation process
2019 58,113 0.82% estimation process
2020 59,323 2.04% estimation process

Hendersonville zip code is 37075. County name: Sumner, County fips: 47165

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People born in Hendersonville (24)

People born in Hendersonville, including politician Monroe Minor Redden, fashion model from the USA Amanda Swafford, video game designer Tommy Refenes, .


  • Jack Hensley he was born in 22/09/1955
  • Sam Gash (American football player) he was born in 07/03/1969
  • Mickey Marvin (American football player (1955-2017)) he was born in 05/10/1955
  • Bill Anderson (American football player (1936-2017)) he was born in 16/07/1936
  • Champ Osteen (American baseball player) he was born in 24/02/1877
  • Jennifer Pharr Davis (American hiker) she was born in 25/05/1983
  • Jim Lampley (American sportscaster, news anchor, film producer, and restaurant worker (born April 8, 1949)) he was born in 08/04/1949
  • Katherine Stenholm (American film director) she was born in 19/06/1917
  • Robert Morgan (American writer) he was born in 03/10/1944
  • Tiger Greene (American football player) he was born in 15/02/1962
  • William Dathan Holbert (American serial killer) he was born in 12/09/1979
  • Thane Gash (American football player) he was born in 01/09/1965
  • Sarah Eakin Cowan (American painter) she was born in 01/01/1875
  • Richard Ash (American-football player (1992-)) he was born in 04/08/1992
  • H. Ted Davis (American chemical engineer) he was born in 02/08/1937
  • Allison Jones Rushing (American judge) she was born in 01/01/1982
  • Sam Searcy he was born in 03/05/1977
  • Hugh Paul Nuckolls (American politician) he was born in 03/10/1941

Schools in Hendersonville

College & universities near Hendersonville, TN

Code Name City ZIP
487922 Image Maker Beauty Institute Hendersonville (TN) 37075-4488
490461 EduMed Partners Goodlettsville (TN) 37072-2329
220996 Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia Inc Madison (TN) 37115
221157 Nashville College of Medical Careers Madison (TN) 37115-2120
220206 Welch College Gallatin (TN) 37066-8460

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hendersonville, TN

Code Name Address Type
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS

Post offices near Hendersonville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hendersonvill Post Office Hendersonville (TN) 37075
Old Hickory Post Office Old Hickory (TN) 37138
Goodlettsvill Post Office Goodlettsville (TN) 37072
Madison Post Office Madison (TN) 37115
Hermitag Post Office Hermitage (TN) 37076

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Sumner County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Sumner County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Gallatin 44,335 The most populous city in Sumner County, Tennessee.
Portland 13,301 City in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
White House 12,975 Human settlement in Tennessee, United States of America
Millersville 6,798 City in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
Westmoreland 2,429 Town in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
Mitchellville 195 Human settlement in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Hendersonville distances to largest Tennessee cities