Cherokee County, situated in Western North Carolina encompasses the communities of Murphy, Andrews and Brasstown. It is a quiet area located in the SouthWestern corner of North Carolina and has come to be known as the “Gateway to the Smoky Mountains.”
Our County is lined with mountains, lakes, rivers and streams providing us with breathtaking landscapes and an unlimited amount of outdoor activities. You can find
a balance of rest and adventure by enjoying our fresh mountain air or experience something exciting, such as hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting or another outdoor activity. We have hundreds of opportunities for you to satisfy your outdoor cravings. If you aren’t up for the outdoors, don’t worry! We also have plenty of shopping, museums, restaurants, breweries, galleries and wineries to visit as well as several historic and scenic drives.
Since Cherokee County is bordered by Tennessee and Georgia, it is conveniently located within 2 hours of four major cities: Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN, Asheville, NC and Atlanta, GA, giving residents and visitors the best of both worlds. You can easily enjoy a quiet escape without being too far away from anything the city has to offer.
With its small town feel, warm Southern hospitality and plenty of things to explore, Cherokee County, NC is the perfect destination to unplug and get away from the stress of everyday life. So, pitch a tent or check into one of our cabins, hotels or B&B’s, and stay a while! You’ll be happy you did!
Go to this website for more information about Cherokee County.