Located in Western North Carolina, Hendersonville is situated in a valley surrounded by The Blue Ridge Mountains.
Recently rated as one of the Top 100 Retirement Communities in the Country, Hendersonville, NC is slowly becoming THE place to retire.
Located 22 miles south of Asheville and just north of Greenville, SC, Historic Hendersonville NC is a small town with a population of just 15,000 (2008 census), and a County population of about 89,000. A quiet town with a beautifully revitalized downtown, there are eclectic shops, a wide variety of great restaurants, and specialty stores, art centers and more. You will find great theater and music all around the area. The city placed Wi-Fi along Main Street for the convenience of travelers and locals alike.
Every Fall you will find the Hendersonville Apple Festival, held on Main Street. This year’s celebration was held September 3rd-6th, 2010 and it was the biggest crowd in a long time.
With nine blocks and 150 vendors, this is a huge event in which the county celebrates it’s heritage as one of the largest producers of Apples in the country.We are ranked #7 in the Nation! There will be all kinds of foods made with Apples, arts and crafts, and music all weekend long.
Downtown is thriving in the summer months with weekly Monday Night Dancing on Main Street, and Friday Night Music at the Information Center Stage.
You will find Antique Car Shows as well. There is a large group of car collectors in the area and they are always happy to strut their stuff. It is worth the trip to see what they have.
If you are seriously considering relocating to Hendersonville NC, and you are not ready to retire, check out this article on how to find jobs in the area. It should assist you in getting a great start for your search and ensure that you come to the area with security before you arrive.
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Hendersonville is the location for retiring. The seasons are all moderate, and life is full of all kinds of things to do and see here.
Check the Hendersonville weather. We have very temperate weather, with easy winters (just a snow or two that disappears after the sun hits) and mild, humidity free summers. Spring and fall are spectacular with color and perfect weather for enjoying it.
See you here any time of the year!