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CourthouseCherokee County is North Carolina's western most county, located in the southern tip of the Great Smoky Mountains and bordered by the states of Tennessee and Georgia. We are within two hours driving distance from four major metropolitan cities. Our county is rich in natural beauty with many lakes, rivers, streams and mountains. The moderate weather our county enjoys is conducive to year around living. Friendly folks and mountain hospitality await all who visit and makes Cherokee County an ideal place to live, work and play. For more information click links below.



Cherokee County, NC
Cherokee County, NC
Population: 27,444
County Seat: Murphy
11th Congressional District
50th Senate District
120th Representative District

Region A Council of Government

Over 80 years old,
Cherokee County's
blue-marble Courthouse
is on the National Register
for Historic Places. 

State Map 2

State Map 1

Last updated: 11/6/2014 2:35:23 PM