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Henderson is a city in Henderson County, in the Evansville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Col. Richard Henderson, landholder
The latitude of Henderson is 37.836N. The longitude is -87.59W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,468.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Henderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henderson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Evansville-Henderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42420 ZIP code.
15% of Henderson residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $17,925, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Henderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Henderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $760.
Libraries in Henderson include Henderson County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Henderson include Henderson Gleaner
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKPB.
Henderson 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Henderson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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