Cherokee County, Georgia

Cherokee County: County in North Carolina, United States


Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 214,346 and a population density of 177 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 265,274 inhabitants. Its county seat is Murphy. The county was created 184 years ago in 1838.

Quick Facts about Cherokee County

Population : 265,274 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County
Area : 1209 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.4%
Land as percent of area : 97.6%
Easternmost point : Point(-83.6917 35.2397)
Northernmost point : Point(-84.0291 35.2921)
Named for : Cherokee
Altitude : 988 feet / 301 meters
Capital : Murphy
Establishment : January 01, 1839
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:06:28 (9th June 2023)
Density : 219 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.2% (2010-2020)
Cherokee County locator map
Location of Cherokee County on Georgia map.
MurphyCourthouse image
MurphyCourthouse image


Cherokee County is located at 34°14'38"N 84°28'34"W (34.2439300, -84.4762000). It has 7 neighbors: Fannin County, Union County, Macon County, Clay County, Graham County, Monroe County and Polk County.

Cherokee County map

The largest city of Cherokee County is Woodstock with a population of 33,625. Other cities include, Canton population 32,347, Holly Springs population 16,506, Springfield population 4,063 and Ball Ground population 2,315. See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Cherokee County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County.

City Name Population Title
Woodstock 33,625 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States
Canton 32,347 County seat in Cherokee County, Georgia, USA
Holly Springs 16,506 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States of America
Springfield 4,063 City in Effingham County, Georgia, United States
Ball Ground 2,315 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States of America
Waleska 969 City in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States
Andersonville 220 City in Sumter County, Georgia, United States of America

Cherokee County has 7 neighbours.

  • Murphy
  • Andrews


The population of Cherokee County increased by 19.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 214,346 - census
2011 217,732 1.56% estimation process
2012 220,643 1.32% estimation process
2013 224,314 1.64% estimation process
2014 230,167 2.54% estimation process
2015 235,329 2.19% estimation process
2016 241,795 2.67% estimation process
2017 247,763 2.41% estimation process
2018 253,914 2.42% estimation process
2019 258,773 1.88% estimation process
2020 265,274 2.45% estimation process

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People born in Cherokee County (1)

American attorney Ray Jenkins was born in Cherokee County

Other places with the same name (8)

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