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Overview

Introduction to Hendersonville, Tennessee

Hendersonville, Tennessee, in Sumner county, is 13 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is in the Nashville area. There are 40,620 residents in Hendersonville.

Hendersonville History

Hendersonville was first settled in 1784 by Daniel Smith. The city was named after William Henderson, who settled in the area in 1790. The city started to grow after the construction of the Old Hickory Dam was completed in 1954. Monthaven, which is a historic home in the city, served as a field hospital during the American Civil War. This historic home is also listed on the National Historic Register. The city is located in Sumner County, which was founded in November, 1786.

Hendersonville and nearby Attractions

  • Johnny Cash Museum
  • Watson Mall Shopping Center
  • Rock Castle
  • Monthaven
  • Nashville Zoo
  • Bledsoe Creek State Park

Things To Do In Hendersonville

Hendersonville offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Walton Ferry Access Area, Saunders Ferry Park, Drakes Creek Park and Hendersonville Park are some of the local parks. The Bluegrass Golf and Country Club provides facilities for local golfers. One can enjoy shopping at the Holders Shopping Center, the Maple Row Shopping Center, the Sumner County Shopping Center, the Imperial Square Shopping Center, the Watson Mall Shopping Center and the Hills Shopping Center. The city also hosts the General Daniel Smith Days every September.

Hendersonville Transportation

Nashville International Airport is nearby.

Hendersonville Higher Education

Volunteer State Community College, David Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University are in the neighborhood.

People

Total Population 54,168
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 27,836
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.8%
Median Earnings25+ $36,297
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,696
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,280

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,316
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.8%
Median Gross Rent $981
Median House Value $201,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.5%
US/American 0%
English 14.3%
Irish 14.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hendersonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Sumner
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37075
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37077
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.304
Longitude -86.62

Hendersonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station LEBANON
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station MURFREESBORO 5 N
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hendersonville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hendersonvlle (37075, 37077)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gallatin 32,518 $59,698
Goodlettsville 16,672 $65,442
Millersville 6,579 $65,676
Mount Juliet 28,395 $82,038
Ridgetop 2,338 $65,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hendersonville Public Libraries

Library
Martin Curtis-hendersonville Pub.lib.
116 DUNN STREET
Hendersonville, Tennessee
(615) 824-0656

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Hendersonville Hospitals

HENDERSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
355 NEW SHACKLE ISLAND RD
(615) 264-0000
Emergency Service: Yes

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123 CHEROKEE RD
615-824-6162
Serves 1,427 students.

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102 INDIAN LAKE RD
615-264-6085
Serves 38 students.

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