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Where is Cherokee County, North Carolina?

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Cherokee County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Cherokee is found in the county seat of Murphy.

With a total 1,208.8 sq. km of land and water area, Cherokee County, North Carolina is the 2296th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 27,141 people, Cherokee County has a total 17563 households earning 34432 on average per year.

Cherokee County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37039
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Murphy (population: 18,170), Andrews (population: 5,265), Marble (population: 3,077)
Land Area 10,479 sq miles
Water Area 456 sq miles
Household Income $34,432
Housing Units 17,563
Median Home Value $145,000
High School Grads 82% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $15,242 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $36,834 per capita
Universities and Colleges Tri-County Community College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.