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Henderson is a city in Chester County, in the Jackson metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for James Henderson, officer in the War of 1812.
The latitude of Henderson is 35.439N. The longitude is -88.641W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,148.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Henderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jackson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38340 ZIP code.
9% of Henderson residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Henderson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Henderson was $16,735, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Henderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Henderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Libraries in Henderson include Chester County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Henderson include Chester County Independent
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson political report.
The average commute time for Henderson workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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