Location Profile

Henderson, North Carolina

Facility Type
Facility Location
Henderson, North Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Henderson, North Carolina. Known throughout the country, the provider offers comprehensive care services to residents of Henderson and beyond. Services offered include physical therapy, pain management, home health, medication management, and other needs.

Community Overview

Henderson is a mid-sized rural town located just 40 minutes from the state capital, Raleigh, North Carolina. It has a great school district, good entertainment, and is close to a large international scene. Henderson is a nice rural place to live. It's a place that is a perfect slice of Americana.

Learn more about Henderson at the official town website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Henderson’s public schools are run by the Vance County Schools which consists of 10 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 3 high schools. With several schools ranked an “A” or “B,” the district offers a world-class education. A year-round STEM program is available at E.M. Rollins Elementary School and STEM Early High School offers STEM subjects for grades 6 to 8. All 3 high schools in the area have been recognized for their excellence by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. Henderson also features 7 private schools.

Click here to read more about Henderson's public schools.
Click here to read about Henderson's private schools


Getting around the area is easy with the Kerr Area Transportation Service, or KARTS. KARTS includes scheduled reserved route service and also offers the Around the Town shuttle through the downtown area.

Nearby Cities

Local and Nearby Attractions

Henderson has a range of stores and merchandise available for any budget. Department stores in the area include JCPenney, Belk, and Walmart, and the city also has several discount stores. Food Lion, Aldi, and Compare Foods are among the options for grocery shopping.

Live entertainment in Henderson is offered at McGregor Hall, a state-of-the-art theater. A full calendar of events keeps visitors and residents busy, as McGregor offers live music, Broadway performances, stage plays, and other great options. The local arts organization Vance County Arts Council also offers community events and art shows throughout the year. For a movie under the stars, head to Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre. This drive-in is one of the last remaining drive-in theatres in the state, and offers a great family-friendly outing. Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is a popular destination for outdoor fun offering swimming, fishing, paddling, and other watersports. Fox Pond Park has a playground, tennis courts, and nature trails.

Durham, North Carolina, located just 35 minutes away is home to even more entertainment plus a Filipino food truck, Bamboo Cookhouse Kitchen, and a restaurant, MediterrAsian Bistro. Located 40 minutes from Henderson, Raleigh, North Carolina are even more international options. Filipino Express NC is a counter-service restaurant with Filipino cuisine such as lumpia, pancit, and adobo dishes, plus an assortment of groceries from the Philippines. Raleigh, North Carolina is also the home of Philippine American Association of North Carolina, a group that organizes Filipino events around the state. The city features an annual international festival to celebrate the range of cultural diversity in the area with more than 50 cultural groups participating. The festival is organized by the International Focus, am organization devoted to diversity throughout the state. Their events include holiday markets, film screenings, guest speakers, and a variety of arts.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be plenty safe in Henderson. The city has a dedicated police department that practices community-oriented policing. There are over 25 officers on the force and the police department offers several community programs for crime prevention. These initiatives include Crimestoppers and neighborhood watch.

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