Swain County , North Carolina

Swain County: County in North Carolina, United States

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Location of Swain County on North Carolina map.

About

Swain County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,981 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bryson City. The county was created 150 years ago in 1870.

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Geography

Swain County is located at 35°29'12"N 83°29'34"W (35.4867300, -83.4927400). It has 5 neighbors: Macon County, Graham County, Haywood County, Jackson County and Blount County.

Swain County map

The largest city of Swain County is Bryson City with a population of 1,443. . See all Swain County cities & populated places.

Weather

Swain County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East southeast wind around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Swain County Quick Facts

Population : 14,179 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 1400 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.3%
Land as percent of area : 97.7%
Named for : David Lowry Swain
Altitude : 2,612 feet / 796 meters
Capital : Bryson City
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:43:05 (16th September 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.4% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Swain County has 5 neighbours.

  • Bryson City

Demographics

The population of Swain County increased by 1.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,981 - census
2011 14,007 0.19% estimation process
2012 14,053 0.33% estimation process
2013 13,977 -0.54% estimation process
2014 14,238 1.83% estimation process
2015 14,326 0.61% estimation process
2016 14,190 -0.96% estimation process
2017 14,263 0.51% estimation process
2018 14,249 -0.1% estimation process
2019 14,271 0.15% estimation process
2020 14,179 -0.65% estimation process

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People born in Swain County (2)

People born in Swain County, including baseball player Virgil Stallcup, politician Mike Clampitt, you can see a list of people who born in Swain County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Swain County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bryson City 1,443 City in Swain County, North Carolina, United States of America

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