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Horse Shoe is located in Henderson County in the state of North Carolina (NC).

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Horse Shoe is an unincorporated community in Henderson County, North Carolina. The community is just west of the city of Hendersonville and the town of Laurel Park, and lies south of the Piscah National Forest. Portions of the community lie in the town of Mills River. It derives it`s name from its proximity to a (somewhat) horseshoe-shaped bend in the French Broad River. Horse Shoe is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henderson County at latitude 35.3432 and longitude -82.5565. The elevation is 2,090 feet. Horse Shoe appears on the Horse Shoe U.S. Geological Survey Map. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).
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Horse Shoe Latitude: 35.3917 Longitude: -82.6399

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The The Zip Codes for Horse Shoe, NC are:
28742, 28759

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Horse Shoe North Carolina Physical Characteristics:

Horse Shoe has an area of 7.6 square miles
  • Land: 7.4601332046332 Sq. Mi. (98.53%)
  • Water: 0.1115444015444 Sq. Mi.(1.47%)
The Horse Shoe CDP takes up 2.0% of the area of Henderson County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +35.3331471
  • Longitude: -082.5615358
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Horse Shoe, NC Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54.3°F
  • Average Rainfall: 48.94 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USW00053878 ASHEVILLE 13 S
Latitude: 35.4186 Longitude: -82.5567 Elevation: 641 feet.

Horse Shoe, NC Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Horse Shoe was 2,351 people, which is 2.2 % of the entire population of Henderson County.


  • 48.79% Male
  • 51.21% Female


  • 96.172% White
  • 0.766% Black
  • 0.213% Asian
  • 0.72% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.13% Pacific Islander
  • 0.978% Mixed
  • 1.021% Other


  • 97.32% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 2.68% Hispanic or Latino
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Horse Shoe, NC Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 1,057
  • Occupied: 941 (89.03%)
  • Vacant: 116 (10.97%)
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Flavor First Growers & Packers
543101 - Fruits & Vegetables & Produce-Retail
PO Box 609, Horse Shoe, North Carolina 28742-0609
Brian Rose (828) 890-3630 (828) 890-1019
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