Hendersonville is a city in Sumner County, Tennessee, on Old Hickory Lake.
The population was 51,372 at the 2010 census and 54,068 according 2013 estimates. Hendersonville is part of the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located 18 miles northeast of downtown Nashville. The city was settled around 1784 by Daniel Smith, and is named for William Henderson. In 2009 Hendersonville was named as one of the ten best cities for families by Family Circle Magazine.