Henderson County

This page contains information available through the NCGS concerning Henderson County.

USGS 7.5-minute quadrangles covering Henderson County

[1:24,000 scale maps for Henderson County]

Statewide index to 7.5-minute quadrangles Ordering information

Highest Point*

HendersonLittle Pisgah Mountain5280+Dunsmore Mountain
A "!" in the column labeled "+/!" indicates an exact elevation. An estimated elevation is indicated by "+".
*Some counties have more than one location that appear to have the same elevation. These counties show more than one entry in this table.
If you are interested in the highest elevation in every county, try this table.

NCGS Publications covering Henderson County

Check back in a few months. We will be listing our publications for each county here.

Dissertations and theses covering Henderson County

Copies of Ph.D. dissertations and M.S. theses at the NCGS Archdale office are listed below. These volumes are not for sale, but can be viewed at the NCGS offices in Raleigh, NC. For interlibrary loan, please check with the degree-granting institution.








Bond, A. P. 1974 A sequence of development for the Henderson augen gneiss and its adjacent cataclastic rocks UNC at Chapel Hill Master thesis 49 p.
Dabbagh, A. E. 1975 Geology of the Skyland and Dunsmore Mountain quadrangles, western North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 227 p. Geologic mapping
Lemmon, R. E. 1973 Geology of the Bat Cave and Fruitland quadrangles and the origin of the Henderson Gneiss, western North Carolina UNC at Chapel Hill Ph.D. dissertation 145 p. Geologic mapping
*Topic = A broad classification for the type of geologic research covered.
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