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Henderson County, Kentucky

Photo: Jackson Ijames Farm, ca. 1854, 12500 South KY Route 1078, Tallmadge, KY Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2013, [cc0-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed October, 2015.

Henderson County Photo


The Henderson County Courthouse is located at 20 North Main Street, Henderson, KY 42420; phone: 270-826-3906.

Henderson County was formed in 1798 from part of Christian County. It was named for Richard Henderson [1734-1785] an American pioneer. The county has been home to the Southern Cherokee Nation since 1893.