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Henderson County, Kentucky

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Henderson County
Henderson county courthouse in Henderson, Kentucky.
Henderson county courthouse in Henderson, Kentucky.
Map of Kentucky highlighting Henderson County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°48′N 87°34′W / 37.8°N 87.57°W / 37.8; -87.57
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forRichard Henderson
Largest cityHenderson
 • Total466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Land437 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (80 km2)  6.4%
 • Total44,793
 • Density96/sq mi (37/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Henderson County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 44,793.[1] Its county seat is Henderson.[2] The county was formed in 1798.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Henderson County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Henderson County". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. 2000. Archived from the original on September 4, 2015. Retrieved August 22, 2014.