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Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, in the Asheville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Leonard Henderson, chief justice of the state Supreme Court.
The latitude of Hendersonville is 35.318N. The longitude is -82.461W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,152 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,123.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hendersonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henderson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Asheville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28726 ZIP code.
12% of Hendersonville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hendersonville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hendersonville was $19,926, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Hendersonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Hendersonville include Druid Hills Historic District, Main Street Historic District (Hendersonville), Seventh Avenue Depot District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Hendersonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $840.
Libraries in Hendersonville include Henderson County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hendersonville include Times-News
Henderson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hendersonville political report.
The average commute time for Hendersonville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hendersonville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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