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It was formed in
1799. The county was named for Colonel Richard Henderson who
originally purchased 17,000,000 acres of land from the Cherokee
Indians, only to have the purchase voided by the Virginia
legislature. Then, in 1778, the Richard Henderson Company was
granted 200,000 acres in recognition of the $50,000 paid by the
company to the Indians in the Treaty of Watauga. Land in that grant
is included in the present boundary of Henderson
seat is the City of Henderson.
Cities and Towns
* Corydon * Henderson * Robards * Scuffletown
Posey County, Indiana (northwest, across the Ohio
Indiana (north, across
the Ohio River)
Warrick County, Indiana (northeast, across the Ohio River)
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