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Henderson County NC Real Estate Listings

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For approximately ten millennia, the area that would become Henderson County, NC was a part of the Cherokee Nation.Initially a portion of Buncombe County, it was finally declared a separate county in 1838 and was named for Judge Leonard Henderson, a former Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court. With the Pisgah Ledge in the west and the Saluda and Blue Ridge Mountains along the county’s southern and eastern borders, Henderson’s various cities and towns are surrounded by impressive mountain views and the terrain features dramatic elevation changes. Hendersonville serves as Henderson County’s county seat and is also the largest city in the county.

Quick Facts

  • Hendersonville, Mills River, Flat Rock, Horse Shoe, Mountain Home, Fletcher, and East Flat Rock are just some of the cities and towns that make up Henderson County.The county is bordered by the counties of Buncombe, Haywood, Rutherford, Polk, and Transylvania.
  • The county’s two largest health care centers are Pardee Hospital and Park Ridge Health, both in Hendersonville.
  • he county’s population of approximately 13,500 students is served by the Henderson County Public Schools, which consists of almost two dozen well-regarded schools. The district generates more than a thousand jobs, making it the largest employer in Henderson County.
  • There are numerous notable attractions within the county. These include the DuPont State Recreational Forest, Henderson County Heritage Museum, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Western North Carolina National Air Museum, Pisgah National Forest, Historic Hendersonville Train Depot, Holmes Educational State Forest, and the Flat Rock Playhouse.

Luxury Homes for Sale in Henderson County, NC

A plethora of excellent residential properties make up Henderson County’s real estate market. Some of the housing options within the county include bungalows, ranch-style homes, luxurious mountain dwellings, and a wide variety of other single-family and multi-family homes. You will find everything from new construction to well-preserved turn-of-the-century homes here.