About Henderson/Vance

Henderson and Vance County are places where all the pieces have managed to fit together as they should... a place where business and industry can find a capable workforce and a community that will support them, and a place where man and nature have worked together to offer a great outdoors, including the region’s largest lake, providing endless hours of fun and relaxation.


Vance County is located in north central North Carolina and is halfway between New York and Florida. Three major highways, I-85, US 1 and US 158 intersect in Vance County.


Residing or working in Vance County offers many extras including excellent medical care, a full service YMCA, a 50,000-acre lake for recreation, a variety of housing choices and virtually no congestion. Local governmental leaders are progressive and pro-business which makes Vance County an excellent business location.


Kerr Lake provides over 850 of shoreline in North Carolina and Virginia. Boating, fishing, skiing and camping are just some of the ways you can enjoy Kerr Lake. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations (Henderson Parks & Rec and the Family YMCA) and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!


Average Annual Temperature: 59.7º Average January Temperature: 36º Average July Temperature: 77º Average Annual Rainfall: 44 inches Average Annual Snowfall: 2.5 inches.

For further information, contact

Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce
414 South Garnett Street
PO Box 1302
Henderson, NC 27536
(252) 438.8414
(252) 492.8989 (Fax)

Vance County Economic Development Commission
1775 Graham Avenue, Suite 105
PO Box 2017 Henderson, NC 27536
(252) 492.2094
(252) 492.4428 (Fax)