Living in Hendersonville NC

Location

Historic Hendersonville is located in the Western North Carolina Mountains between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smokies, 22 miles south of Asheville, and 15 miles north of the North-South Carolina border. The elevation of Hendersonville is approximately 2,200 feet above sea level.

Hendersonville offers a very informative and active visitors website which can be read here

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Population

Henderson County – 108,340

City of Hendersonville- 13,294

Annual Events
Garden Jubilee – Memorial Day weekend Music On Main Street – early-June thru late-August, every Friday
North Carolina Apple Festival – Labor Day weekend
Street Dances –  early-July thru mid-August, every Monday
Flat Rock Playhouse – mid April thru late-December Art On Main – first Saturday & Sunday in October
North Carolina Mountain State Fair – first week of September
Farm City Day – first Saturday in October

Hendersonville Area Accommodations Market

Approximately 1,900 rooms are available with properties ranging from franchises, to luxury Historic Bed & Breakfast and Inns.

Transportation / Highways

I- 26 is the major east/west interstate from the Tennessee state line near Mars Hill, NC to Charleston, SC and is located 2 miles from downtown Hendersonville. I- 26 intersects with I-40 east & west in Asheville, NC and I-85 north & south in Spartanburg, SC.

Asheville Regional Airport

The Asheville Regional Airport is located on I-26, 9 miles north of Hendersonville and 15 miles south of Asheville. The carriers serving the airport are Allegiant, Delta, US Airways, and United. The runway is 8,001-feet long and 150-feet wide. 61 Terminal Drive Fletcher, NC www.flyavl.com

Hendersonville Airport

The Hendersonville Airport with a 3,075-foot paved and lighted runway is capable of handling a variety of aircraft. The airport is located just a few miles from downtown Hendersonville.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport also serves Western North Carolina and is located on I-85, approximately on 40 miles from Hendersonville. The carriers serving the airport are Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta, US Airways, Southwest, and United. The runway is 11,001-feet, which can accommodate any aircraft currently in operation. 2000 GSP Dr., Ste 1, Greer SC www.gspairport.com