Hendersonville Area Guide

 

Incorporated in 1847, Hendersonville encompasses almost seven square miles as it lies on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 40 miles north of Spartanburg and 22 miles south of Asheville. Today, Hendersonville’s population as grown to upwards of 10,000. The county seat of Henderson County, it has become a popular tourist attraction with a rich history.


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Attractions


Druid Hills Historic District
Platted in 1923, the architectural styles of the neighborhood include Craftsman, Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival along with less common styles. Come see the diversity of the area!


Seventh Avenue Depot District
Developed as a commercial district during the late 29th and early 20th century, the majority of the buildings are simple one and two story brick commercial warehouse structure. Come and enjoy the history of Hendersonville!


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Annual Events


Slice of Hendersonville Public Art Display
Come see the sculptures of a half of an apple decorated in different themes, thus the name!


Garden Jubilee-Historic Downtown - May
Over 120 vendors, arts, crafts, garden talks and children’s hands on clinic and food!
828-693-9708 or 800-828-4244


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Fabulous Fourth Celebration
Jackson Park
Crafts, Food, Kids, Music and Fireworks at dusk
828-697-4884

 

Annual NC Apple Festival - September
Street Fair-Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Children’s Activities, Parade, Food and more.

Bele Chere Festival
Downtown Asheville
828-259-5800


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Parks & Recreation


The City of Hendersonville maintains eight public parks, some of which are:

Berkeley Park
Located on Balfour Road, Berkeley park features a baseball park and a large pavilion.

Boyd Park
Located on Highway 25 North (King Street), Boyd Park features include: two tennis courts and a miniature golf course.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park is located at Fourth Avenue and Grove Street with picnic tables, a walking path, and a granite memorial of the late Dr. King.


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Jan McClure
Jan McClure
CRS, ABR