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Henderson County Latitude and Longitude 35°20' N  82°28' W Columbia Gazetteer of the World, Ref 910.3 C v.2
Hendersonville Latitude and Longitude 35°19'N  82°27' W Columbia Gazetteer of the World, Ref 910.3 C v.2
Altitude of Henderson County 1,400 to 5,000 ft
Average is 2,200 ft
North Carolina County Fact Book, RNC 975.6T
Altitude of Hendersonville 2,146 ft North Carolina County Fact Book, RNC 975.6T
Size of Henderson County 374 sq miles
969 sq km
Columbia Gazetteer of the World, Ref 910.3 C v.2
Size of Hendersonville 5.5 sq miles City of Hendersonville Web Site
Highest Point in Henderson County 5,280 ft
Little Pisgah Mountain
North Carolina Geological Survey
Henderson County Population 89,173 Source Census 2000
Hendersonville City Population 10,420 Source Census 2000
Year Henderson County Founded 1838 North Carolina County Fact Book, RNC 975.6T
Year Hendersonville Founded Established 1841,
Incorporated 1847
North Carolina County Fact Book, RNC 975.6T