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Horse Shoe, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Henderson
 • Total 7.572 sq mi (19.61 km2)
 • Land 7.460 sq mi (19.32 km2)
 • Water 0.112 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Elevation 2,090 ft (640 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,351
 • Density 310.49/sq mi (119.88/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28742
Area code(s) 828
GNIS feature ID 1020842

Horse Shoe is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. Its ZIP code is 28742. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,351.

The community took its name from a nearby meander in the French Broad River.

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