Henderson, North Carolina

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Henderson, North Carolina
Historic downtown Henderson
Historic downtown Henderson
Nickname(s): 
The Gateway City, Triangle North, The Gate's motto = Progress, Pride, Potential
Location of Henderson, North Carolina
Location of Henderson, North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°19′29″N 78°24′31″W / 36.32472°N 78.40861°W / 36.32472; -78.40861Coordinates: 36°19′29″N 78°24′31″W / 36.32472°N 78.40861°W / 36.32472; -78.40861
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyVance
Named forLeonard Henderson[1]
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • MayorEddie Ellington
Area
 • Total8.3 sq mi (21.4 km2)
 • Land8.2 sq mi (21.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
505 ft (154 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total15,368
 • Estimate 
(2018)
14,936
 • Density1,900/sq mi (720/km2)
Demonym(s)Hendersonian
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
27536-27537
Area code(s)252
FIPS code37-30660[2]
GNIS feature ID0986608[3]
WebsiteCi.henderson.nc.us

Henderson, a city with a population of 15,368 at the 2010 census, is the county seat of Vance County, North Carolina, United States.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About : Welcome to City of Henderson". Ci.henderson.nc.us. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.