Cherokee 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 on the links below.
Completed in 1927, Cherokee County's blue-marble Courthouse is on the National Register for Historic Places.
Cherokee County was formed in 1839 from a part of Macon County, and is North Carolina’s western most county, bordered by the states of Tennessee and Georgia, and located in the southern tip of the Great Smokey Mountains.
Learn more about the historical Cherokee County Courthouse which was built in 1927, after a fire destroyed the previous brick courthouse on January 16, 1926.