Economic Development

The city of Henderson along with members of the industrial, business, Chamber and residential Community are dedicated to the growth and development of Henderson and the surrounding area. We work closely with the York County Development Corporation to position our community and county for growth.

Transportation Access

Henderson is located just 3 miles south of Interstate 80 and 13 miles from Highway 81.  Henderson is located 60 miles west (55 minutes) of Lincoln and 115 miles ( 1 hour 50 minutes) west of Omaha.

Railroad Access

Henderson does not have local railroad access within the city limits.  The nearest railway is 7 miles north of Henderson near Highway 34.

Regional Airport Access

Regional air access to national markets can be found at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport, located north of Grand Island.  CNRA is 40 minutes west of Henderson on Interstate 80.  For access to flight and carrier information, visit them online at:

National/International Airport Access

Eppley Airfield, located in Omaha Nebraska, is 2 hours east of Henderson.  Flight and carrier information can be found online at:

Available Properties and Sites
Available Properties and Sites

If you have an interest in becoming an owner of an area business, details can be found below on available sites, buildings and businesses in Henderson and York County for rent or purchase.  Both buyers and sellers can access local business incentives to help complete the sales transaction.  Those resources can be found here.

Business Incentives
Business Incentives

Henderson has several financing options that partner will with state economic development incentives for many of your business needs.  Financial incentives for Henderson businesses are available through several programs that include Tax Increment Financing, Local Revolving Loan Funds and the Henderson Investment Club to name a few.  An outline of local incentives can be found below.

Local Partners
Local Partners

The Henderson Chamber partners with local economic development organization such as York County Development Corporation (YCDC) and Southeast Nebraska Development Districkt (SEND) in the areas of business retention and expansion, business transfers, business recruitment and much more.

Henderson Chamber


The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a community organization working towards community improvement through business promotion.  Chamber members consist of business owners, leaders, supporters and advocates of the community of Henderson.  Under the leadership of Executive Director, Aubrey Saltus, chamber members help assist businesses to prosper and grow, promote the local business community to a global audience, increase employment opportunities, encourage an orderly expansion and development of all segments of the community, advocate for quality of life and create progressive goals for the community.  Chamber dues are an investment in a community organization that can accomplish goals that would be impossible on an individual basis.

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