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Henderson County, NC
The county was named for Leonard Henderson, chief justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina

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The county is in the Asheville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 95,361. This was an increase of  6.94% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,109
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Henderson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Henderson County was $28,252. This was an increase of 13.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 91% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hendersonville

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15% of Henderson County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Henderson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Henderson County include Aiken Cemetery, Andrews Cemetery, Bane Cemetery, Beulah Cemetery, Calvary Churchyard, Capps Cemetery, Connor Cemetery, Double Springs Cemetery, Edneyville Cemetery, Fletcher Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Henderson County include Bat Cave, East Flat Rock, Etowah, Flat Rock, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Horse Shoe, Laurel Park, Valley Hill, Zirconia ... View communities

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Colleges in Henderson County include Blue Ridge Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Henderson County include Henderson County Schools ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Henderson County include Edneyville Branch Library, Etowah Branch Library, Fletcher Branch Library, Green River Branch Library, Henderson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Henderson County include Times-News ... View newspapers

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Henderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Henderson County include Best Western, Comfort Inn Hendersonville, Copper Crest at Osceola Lake, Days Inn Airport, Econo Lodge Airport, Hendersonville Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Flat Rock, Quality Inn, Ramada Limited

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