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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Henderson, TN

Shops in Henderson

Henderson is an incorporated city in Chester County, Tennessee. The population was 5,670 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Chester County. Nearby Henderson County, Tennessee, which borders Chester County to the northeast, contributed part of the territory which became Chester County in 1882.


Chester County Courthouse in Henderson, 2003

Henderson is part of Chester County School District and home to Chester County High School. It is also the home of Freed-Hardeman University. Henderson was called Dayton during the Civil War, then was known as Henderson.

Notable People

Dorsey B. Hardeman, Texas politician, was born in Henderson in 1902.

Eddy Arnold, Country musician, was born in Henderson in 1918.

External Links

Official website for the town of Henderson, TN

Chamber of Commerce site for Henderson area

Source: Internet