Introduction to Hendersonville, Tennessee
Hendersonville, Tennessee, in Sumner county, is 13 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is in the Nashville area.
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
- 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.
Nashville International Airport is nearby.
Hendersonville Higher Education
Volunteer State Community College, David Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University are in the neighborhood.