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.

Hendersonville Almanac

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Hendersonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

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
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
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

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