Historic Hendersonville is located in the Western North Carolina Mountains between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smokies, 22 miles south of Asheville, and 15 miles north of the North-South Carolina border. The elevation of Hendersonville is approximately 2,200 feet above sea level.
Through the years, the county has built a support system that uses its strength to help bolster small businesses. This is a combined effort of a Small Business Incubator, Small Business Center at Haywood Community College, as well as The Haywood County Economic Development and Haywood County Chamber of Commerce.
The various townships/communities that make up Haywood County are: