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City of Henderson
222 First Street
Henderson, KY 42420
PO Box 716 
Henderson, KY 42419-0716
Phone: 270-831-1200

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Learn about the government of Henderson and its elected offices, obtain forms, and find out about code enforcement.

The Finance Department is responsible for ensuring sound fiscal policies related to the use of city resources. A priority of the department is to provide accurate information and customer service to our citizens and outside agencies.

The Henderson Fire Department provides emergency fire and medical services to the residents of the City of Henderson. It also promotes fire safety education throughout the community and conducts fire suppression, fire prevention, and fire inspections.

Human Resources
The City of Henderson Human Resources Department is responsible for carrying out all the activities essential to the effective administration of the city's personnel functions.

Established in 1859, the Henderson Municipal Gas System is the fifth oldest system in the United States. The system serves the natural gas needs of the City of Henderson, adjacent areas, and the City of Corydon.

Mass Transit
HART was created in 1957 as a publicly owned mass transit system, of which all citizens who live in the City of Henderson are part owners.

Parks & Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department provides leisure activities throughout the City of Henderson, and ensures that public resources are available to all members of the community. The department also operates the two local municipal cemeteries, Fernwood and Fairmont.

The Henderson Police Department, in partnership with our community, is committed to improving the quality of life in our city by protecting the lives and property of the people we serve.

Public Works
The Public Works Department consists of seven divisions. They are Traffic Control, Public Way Improvement (PWI or street department), Sanitation Collection, Sanitation Disposal, Transfer Station, Central Garage, and Municipal Facilities.