Hendersonville is 18 miles NE of Downtown Nashville and 20 minutes to Nashville International Airport and located in Sumner County. Hendersonville is also known as “The City by the Lake”. There are various reasons to make Hendersonville home for your family or business, maybe its the Lake, Its Parks, A Job, The School System, or just the community itself, best rest assured, the reasons are numerous.
In 2011, the population of Hendersonville was 52,349. As one of the fastest growing communities in Tennessee, currently ranked the 11th largest city in Tennessee, Hendersonville offers great opportunities for everyone. The city has approximately 38 square miles of land and 26 miles of Shoreline on Old Hickory Lake and is on Central time.
Hendersonville was just ranked the “87th Best City To Live In” by CNN Money Magazine. Hendersonville is the centered in the Heartland Of Country Music, Stars from Gary Allen, Oak Ridge Boys, Taylor Swift to the Late Johnny Cash.
Hendersonville is ranked 8th in Tennessee for “Best Town for Young Families”. This great news came out on August 13, 2013 from San Francisco based NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website focusing on personal finance issues.
Where the Jobs Are:
Sumner County ranks 18th in the country for “Where the Jobs Are”. Sumner County may be called “Nashville’s” North Shore, but manufacturing and Distribution Operations, not Songs, are its main job attraction, this according to CNN Money Magazine, August 19th, 2013.
Old Hickory Lake surrounds Hendersonville and there’s every kind of water activities that you can think of to do. A person can actually buy a Yacht or any size boat in Miami or Ft .Lauderdale and coast your new boat all the way to Hendersonville. What was once a Lake Community is now experiencing growth as high priced condominiums emerge, large scare luxury homes are being built, and the town is showing the rest of Middle Tennessee why it has been a home to many famous people.
The Streets of Indian Lake is the newest place to gather in the Hendersonville Community. With the old timey town square appeal and the modern retail and entertainment focus, this center has become a crucial draw in the community. Some of the Stores located in the Streets of Indian Lake are a Large State-Of-The-Art Regal Cinemas, along with numerous High End Retail Stores such as Caches, Tailbots and Ann Taylor and dozens of Restaurants. Other things that the New Streets of Indian Lake offers are activities in the Square in the summer. In cooperation with the new public library there were stories for kids, arts and crafts. Being just outside of Nashville there is no shortage of music and plenty of musicians jockeying for the rights to use the space to entertain and get their name out there.
Hendersonville has been a sports focused town with annual high profiled soccer tournaments, large professional fishing tournaments, and many other athletic endeavors. It is also a place of peace and relaxation where many people know their neighbors and enjoy the lake in the summer and the beauty of the city year around.
Hendersonville has 4 Marinas: Anchor High with a Full Service Restaurant (Rudders), Creekwood Marina, Drakes Creek Marina and Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club Marina.
Hendersonville has 3 Golf Courses: Country Hills Golf Course, Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club Golf Course and Twelve Stones Crossing Golf Course.
***In 2012 there was 998 Residential Closings and 36 Condo Closings.
***In 2013 as of July 31 there has been 701 Residential Closings and 23 Condo Closings.
***The Median Sales Price as of July 2013 is $193,000 according to Zillow.