Hendersonville is located at 36°18'15" North, 86°37'12" West (36.304444, -86.620000).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 32.90 mi2 (85.20 km2). 27.33 mi2 (70.78 km2) of it is land and 5.57 mi2 (14.42 km2) of it is covered by water. The total area is 16.93% water.
Hendersonville is located in the Central Standard Time (CST) timezone, GMT-06:00. It observes Daylight Saving Time (DST).