Henderson, formerly known as Henderson Island, is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Adams County, Colorado, United States. Portions of the Henderson area have been annexed by Commerce City, Brighton, and Thornton. Henderson Island is today the site of the Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds. Along with a post office, a few buildings remain of old Henderson along Brighton Road north of 120th Avenue.
The Henderson Congregation Church (now Henderson Community Church) which has been in existence for over 100 years, stands as one of the last remaining vestiges of historical Henderson. The community runs along the South Platte River.
Henderson is currently home to MYR Group Inc. and MYR Group subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. MYR Group is one of the leading electrical contractors in the United States and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the stock symbol MYRG. School District 27J serves Henderson.
Henderson is served by Brighton Road and Henderson Road. Henderson Road becomes US 22 eastward after crossing Brighton Road.
Henderson Coordinates: 39°55′18″N 104°52′06″W