Henderson County, NC is a vibrant community, home to numerous natural resources, vibrant recreation, vibrant arts and culture and multiple dining and shopping opportunities. The County government website provides a wealth of information and opportunities for citizens. For more information please visit the County’s website or subscribe to the Henderson County E-newsletter.
Fletcher: Located in northern Henderson County, the Town of Fletcher is 13 miles south of Asheville. Fletcher continually proves to be an economic leader in the region, home to numerous manufacturers and successful businesses. The town is currently planning the “Heart of Fletcher,” a mixed used development that sits on 50 acres adjacent to Fletcher Park.
Hendersonville: In the heart of Henderson County, the City of Hendersonville is infamous for Historic Downtown Hendersonville, Inc., dining, shopping, parks and a viable business district. A short walk from the heart of downtown is the revitalized Historic 7th Avenue District.
Laurel Park: Just west of Hendersonville is the Town of Laurel Park. Known for Jump off Rock, a panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the mountainous area has established itself as a small residential community.
Mills River: Incorporated in 2003, the Town of Mills River is minutes from the Pisgah National Forest, the Asheville Regional Airport and I-26. The town continues to grow, developing new recreational areas, industrial corridors and agricultural districts.
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce
The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce is focused on small business development. The Chamber is a resource for people interested in finding out more about the community.
Henderson County Public Library
Search the library catalog, check the events calendar, or branch locations and hours.
Henderson County Travel and Tourism Department
The Travel and Tourism Department and Visitors Information Center provides information and resources about attractions, resorts, accommodations, calendar of events, golfing, outdoor recreation, summer camps, restaurants and community information.
Henderson County is home to many parks and public recreational lands that make getting outdoors fun and easy. The county maintains eight parks, including one of the largest county maintained parks in Western North Carolina- Jackson Park, that host numerous events and activities. The town of Fletcher maintains two parks and a greenway, also hosting several events throughout the year. Both Henderson County and the City of Hendersonville maintain the Oklawaha Greenway Trail, spanning from two of the more prominent parks in the county.
The county borders both Pisgah National Forest and DuPont State Forest. Western North Carolina is a leader in public recreational lands on the east coast, allowing visitors and citizens more opportunities to hike, bike, paddle and fish.
Henderson County is the proud home of the State Theatre of North Carolina, the Flat Rock Playhouse. With three stages on two campuses, the Playhouse serves the area as the educational and entertainment leader in performing arts.