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Welcome to Cherokee County, North Carolina


   Your Smoky Mountain Gateway Getaway Awaits!

Cherokee County is the heart of soulful living in the Appalachian Mountains. Explore Downtown Murphy, Andrews, or Brasstown where locally owned businesses and artisans are thriving, discover the various mountain biking and hiking trails nestled in the mountains, or just breathe in the fresh mountain air and sit a spell. Visit Cherokee County and create your own mountain memories.

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Why Visit Cherokee County?

    Your Perfect Mountain Escape Awaits! Cherokee County, nestled in the picturesque mountains of North Carolina, offers a compelling blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and outdoor adventures, making it the perfect destination to explore. Positioned at the crossroads of North......MORE

Upcoming in Cherokee County!

Spring and Summer is here in Cherokee County and we are not mad about it!! In fact, our towns are planning our festive events for 2024! Our upcoming festivals and events are filled with unique food options, live music, brews, arts, culture, and a chance to explore the small businesses in our Downtown......MORE

What to do on a Rainy Day in the Mountains!

Don’t let the weather rain on your parade! While Cherokee County is known for our fantastic mountain views, great hiking and biking trails, and outdoor adventures, we are also known for our very unpredictable weather! If you have already decided that today is going to be a lazy day, maybe these......MORE

Cycle North Carolina announces Murphy, NC, as host city for 2024 Mountains Ride

Cycle North Carolina announces Murphy, NC, as host city for 2024 Mountains Ride Come join us in Murphy, NC, where Cycle North Carolina started its inaugural Mountains to Coast Ride 25 years ago! Cycle North Carolina is paying homage to the 25th anniversary of the Mountains......MORE

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