Hendersonville Travel Guide

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Hendersonville Overview

Hendersonville, a city of about 40,000 according to the 2000 census, was begun back about 1784 by Daniel Smith an area Surveyor and Frontier Statesman when he began building his home known as the Rock Castle. The town was named for William Henderson.
The list of well known people from this town is expansive:
• Gary Allan, country singer
• Duane Allen, country singer, member of The Oak Ridge Boys
• Joe Bonsall, country singer, member of The Oak Ridge Boys
• Young Buck, (real name: David Brown), hip hop artist
• Johnny Cash, country singer (deceased)
• June Carter Cash, country singer (deceased)
• William Lee Golden, country singer, member of The Oak Ridge Boys
• Jeff Jarrett, professional wrestler
• Ronnie McDowell, country singer
• Lennon Murphy, singer-songwriter
• Roy Orbison, rock-n-roll singer (deceased)
• Sonny Osborne, bluegrass banjo player
• Luther Perkins, country guitarist (deceased)
• Tommy Rich, wrestler
• Johnny Russell, country singer, songwriter (deceased)
• Connie Smith, country singer
• Phil Stacey, country singer, American Idol season 6 Finalist
• Richard Sterban, country singer, member of The Oak Ridge Boys
• Marty Stuart, country singer
• Taylor Swift, country singer
• Conway Twitty, country singer (deceased)
• James Wilhoit, Former University of Tennessee Placekicker
• Golden Tate, Notre Dame wide receiver

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