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Henderson is in Adams County, in the Denver-Aurora metro area.
The community was named for John D. Henderson, who established a ranch on an island in the Platte River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Colorado named Henderson. For links to other places called Henderson, CO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Henderson is 39.920N. The longitude is -104.865W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,023 feet.
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Adams County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson political report.
Hotels in Henderson include Holiday Inn.
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