Relocation

Tax Information

Millage rate .52 cents per $100 in property valuation.

Residents in the city limits of Murphy pay an additional .42 cent city property tax, while Andrews residents pay a .52 cents per $100 valuation of property.

The most recent county revaluation was for 2020.


DMV & Tag Office

N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles Driver License Office is located at 1440 Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901 – Call 828-321-1442. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

N. C. Department of Motor Vehicles Tag Office is located at 1176 Andrews Road, Murphy, NC 28906. Call 828-837-2023. Office open from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. When tags are renewed, residents of Cherokee County also pay their vehicle taxes at the tag office.


Local Government

Town of Murphy Offices:   5 Wofford Street, Murphy, NC 28906   |   (828) 837-2510   |   Website

Town of Andrews Offices:   1101 Main Street, Andrews, NC 28901   |   (828) 321-5111   |   Website

Cherokee County, NC:   75 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906   |   (828) 837-5527   |   Website


Police Departments

Murphy Police Department, Justin Jacobs, 93 Peachtree Street, Murphy NC 28906
828-837-2214

Andrews Police Department, Chief Rocky Burrell, 101 Main Street (Town Hall building) Andrews, NC 28901
828-321-9814

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Derrick Palmer, 577 Regal St., Murphy, NC 28906
828-837-2589
www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov

Cherokee Indian Police, Chief Ben Reed
828-497-7405


Agriculture, Wildlife, and Forestry

Cherokee County Extension Office, Director – Doug Clement, 828-837-2210 Website

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Enforcement – Area Sgt. Brock Auvil, 828-557-1648
brock.auvil@ncwildlife.org

TVA Police Inspectors, Inspector Brad Johnson, 800-824-3861, Ext. 127

U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement, District Ranger, Angela Gee, 828-837-5152

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