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Hendersonville, one of the best small town in the US to retire Consistently ranked as a top town to retire in Hendersonville


Often ranked as a best place to live and retire for small towns, Hendersonville has lots to offer. Hendersonville and its downtown are the second largest town in Western North Carolina. Historic Main Street with open air seating, wide level sidewalks, ample parking, a big variety of locally owned and operated stores is a delightful place to explore what Western North Carolina has to offer. There are more than 100 shops and around 25 restaurants’. You will find something for everyone. Hendersonville in recent years has become famous for their painted bears. These colorful creatures, mostly all hand painted decorate the side walks and streets around the downtown.

Hendersonville and the downtown area is part of the Main Street Program and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. These programs are meant to revitalize our nation’s business districts through historic preservation and future uses. During the warmer months Hendersonville is host to many fun street festivals, car shows, farmers market, concerts but most notably the Annual North Carolina Apple festival

Hendersonville is the county seat for Henderson county. A past USA Article on places to live, titled “Five Unknown Places to Retire” said “the city is a remarkably friendly yet sophisticated social experience”. Among its tributes, a 72-piece orchestra (the smallest town in the US that has one). Hendersonville county is also home of the official state theater, the Flat Rock Playhouse. The town also sits within 20 miles of Mission Hospital, which is ranked in the top 15 healthcare systems, By Thomson Reuters.

Hendersonville has a mild four-season climate, closeness to walking, waterfalls, churches, medical and a national forest. Ask the people that live here and they will quickly say that Hendersonville is a little piece of paradise.

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