Cherokee County , North Carolina

Cherokee County: County in North Carolina, United States

Cherokee County locator map
Location of Cherokee County on North Carolina map.

About

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,444 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 29,073 inhabitants. Its county seat is Murphy. The county was created 182 years ago in 1838.

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MurphyCourthouse
MurphyCourthouse image

Geography

Cherokee County is located at 35°8'2"N 84°3'48"W (35.1338400, -84.0634700). 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 Boiling Springs with a population of 4,617. Other cities include and Liberty population 2,671. See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Cherokee County Quick Facts

Population : 29,073 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (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
Capital : Murphy
Establishment : January 01, 1839
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:42:19 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.6% (2010-2020)

Cherokee County has 7 neighbours.

  • Murphy
  • Andrews

Demographics

The population of Cherokee County increased by 5.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,444 - census
2011 27,180 -0.97% estimation process
2012 27,034 -0.54% estimation process
2013 27,125 0.34% estimation process
2014 27,078 -0.17% estimation process
2015 27,102 0.09% estimation process
2016 27,809 2.54% estimation process
2017 27,954 0.52% estimation process
2018 28,369 1.46% estimation process
2019 28,612 0.85% estimation process
2020 29,073 1.59% 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)

Cherokee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Boiling Springs 4,617 City in North Carolina, USA
Liberty 2,671 City in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States of America
Andrews 1,855 Town in North Carolina, USA
Murphy 1,666 Town in Cherokee County, North Carolina

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States