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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population55,073
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+28,381
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34%
Median Earnings25+$37,173
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,444
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,275

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,445
% Above Poverty Level93.4%
% Below Poverty Level6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,040
Median House Value$211,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.7%
German14%
English13.5%
Irish13.3%
Italian3.2%
Scottish3%
French Except Basque2.4%
Polish1.6%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
African0.6%
Russian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Sudanese0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Latvian0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
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Hendersonville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sumner County
Standard Zip Codes37075
P.O. Box Zip Codes37077
Phone Area Codes615
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.29
Approximate Longitude-86.6

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)

StationNASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationLEBANON
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationMURFREESBORO 5 N
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gallatin33,426$61,211
Goodlettsville16,848$64,688
Millersville6,602$68,917
Mount Juliet29,853$85,678
Ridgetop2,182$66,750

Hendersonville Public Libraries

Hendersonville Public Library Of Sumner County
140 SAUNDERSVILLE ROAD
Hendersonville, Tennessee
(615) 824-0656

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Hendersonville Hospitals

Hendersonville Medical Center
(Proprietary)
355 New Shackle Island Road
(615) 338-1000

Hendersonville Public Schools

Walton Ferry Elementary
732 Walton Ferry Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-3217
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Nannie Berry Elementary
138 Indian Lake Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 822-3123
Primary
Total Enrollment 606
T. W. Hunter Middle School
2101 New Hope Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 822-4720
Middle
Total Enrollment 696
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
128 Township Dr
ZIP: 37075
(615) 264-6543
Other
Total Enrollment 670
V G Hawkins Middle School
487 A. Walton Ferry Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-3456
Middle
Total Enrollment 491
Gene W. Brown Elementary
174 Imperial Bl
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-8633
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Lakeside Park Elementary
204 Dolphus Dr
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-5151
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Jack Anderson Elementary
250 Shutes La
ZIP: 37075
(615) 264-5830
Primary
Total Enrollment 707
Indian Lake Elementary
505 Indian Lake Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-6810
Primary
Total Enrollment 555
Beech Sr High School
3126 Long Hollow Pk
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-6200
High
Total Enrollment 1274
Hendersonville High School
123 Cherokee Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-6162
High
Total Enrollment 1522
Robert E Ellis Middle
100 Indian Lake Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 264-6093
Middle
Total Enrollment 602
George A Whitten Elementary
140 Scotch St
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-3258
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Knox Doss Middle School At Drakes Creek
1338 Drakes Creek Rd
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-8383
Primary
Total Enrollment 678
Beech Elementary
3120 Long Hollow Pk
ZIP: 37075
(615) 824-2700
Primary
Total Enrollment 612

Hendersonville Private Schools

Honeysuckle Montessori School
112 Honeysuckle Dr
ZIP: 37075
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
Pope John Paul Ii High School
117 Caldwell Dr
ZIP: 37075
Secondary
Total Enrollment 576
Hendersonville Bible Kindergarten
107 Rockland Rd
ZIP: 37075
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Hendersonville Christian Academy
355 Old Shackle Island Rd
ZIP: 37075
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 243
Primrose School Of Hendersonville
107 Springhouse Ct
ZIP: 37075
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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