Living in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Dated: September 13 2023

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Hendersonville | Fletcher | Mills River | Edneyville | Etowah

As you head south of Asheville, NC, you’ll come upon Hendersonville, NC, a town with “one of the nation’s most attractive small-town shopping districts” located in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County, NC is known for abundant orchards, beautiful scenery, and plenty of outdoor amenities.

Hendersonville Amenities (and surrounding areas)

The Main Street of Hendersonville is a welcoming area of town with plenty of restaurants, shops, museums, and the well-known Hendersonville Curb Market. Outside of downtown Hendersonville, you’ll find several local vineyards, golf courses, and the historic Village of Flat Rock, home of the Flat Rock Playhouse and Carl Sandburg Home. Mills River is home to several breweries, and some great fishing at North Mills River as well.

Neighborhoods in Hendersonville & Henderson County: Hendersonville has so many great neighborhoods and communities.

  • Laurel Park is close to Jump Off Rock.
  • If you’re looking for a golfing community, Champion Hills, Cummings Cove & Kenmure are some options.
  • Fletcher and Mills River has many new communities in development as well.
  • The areas of Etowah and Fruitland/Edneyville also have some great places to plant your roots.

Local tourist attractions, parks, and recreation:

  • The Park at Flat Rock: over 66 acres of trails, former golf course
  • The Riveter is a mountain biking, yoga, and rock climbing attraction near the airport.
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing is also near the Asheville Airport
  • There are several vineyards, wineries, breweries, orchards and historic sites to spend your day at.
  • For outdoor enthusiasts, you can visit one of the numerous golf courses, go hiking, or enjoy the many parks and greenways.

Yearly events & festivals in Hendersonville:

  • Annual Apple Festival
  • Annual Art on Main Festival
  • Annual Bear Footin’ Art Walk

Zip Codes: 28732, 28739, 28742, 28758, 28791, 28792, 28793

Future News for Hendersonville:

  • Ecusta Trail is under construction which is a greenway or “rail-trail” system connecting Hendersonville to Brevard (it was formerly a railroad track system). Link:
  • Many new communities are breaking ground throughout the south area as well

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Heather Radford

A native of Western North Carolina, Heather was born and raised in the Asheville area. Over the years she has worked in various roles within the home industry including working with several local home....

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