Cities in Henderson County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 26 cities in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Asheville1North Carolina93,16294,390-0.33%2,04945.47
Hendersonville2North Carolina15,48515,1570.53%2,0297.63
Black Mountain3North Carolina8,5688,4360.39%1,2776.71
Fletcher4North Carolina8,2068,0060.61%1,2966.33
Etowah5North Carolina7,5387,840-0.98%42717.67
Mills River6North Carolina7,3217,0910.8%32722.38
Swannanoa7North Carolina6,3164,3608.39%9916.38
East Flat Rock8North Carolina5,7606,108-1.49%1,3694.21
Royal Pines9North Carolina4,8314,4991.58%1,7802.71
Mountain Home10North Carolina4,3384,3523.71%1,1503.77
Flat Rock11North Carolina3,5763,4880.62%4428.10
Dana12North Carolina3,4283,830-2.83%3858.90
Avery Creek13North Carolina3,4203,2561.21%1,9751.73
Edneyville14North Carolina2,8762,7820.84%26810.74
Valley Hill15North Carolina2,6192,2154.01%1,1292.32
Fruitland16North Carolina2,5932,2162.9%3228.05
Laurel Park17North Carolina2,3002,2500.57%8172.82
Hoopers Creek18North Carolina1,6381,3923.93%2366.94
Horse Shoe19North Carolina1,5342,174-9.45%2067.46
Lake Lure20North Carolina1,3851,3670.36%10513.17
Balfour21North Carolina1,1071,177-1.51%6831.62
Montreat22North Carolina891899-0.22%3272.73
Barker Heights23North Carolina6671,289-18.86%6770.98
Saluda24North Carolina6506340.62%4171.56
Gerton25North Carolina244258-1.21%663.72
Chimney Rock Village26North Carolina1411390.71%423.36
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Henderson County, North Carolina?

Asheville is the largest city in Henderson County.

What is the smallest city in Henderson County, North Carolina?

Chimney Rock Village is the smallest city in Henderson County.

How many cities are in Henderson County?

There are 26 cities in Henderson County, North Carolina.

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