Cherokee County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Cherokee County decreased in size in 1861 when Clay County was created; in 1872 when Graham County was created; and in 1891 when it ceded more land to Clay County.

Its population grew from 3,427 in 1840 to 27,444 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past century and a half - a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

1839-1840

1841-1850

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1872

1873-1880

1881-1890

1891

1892-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

1951-1960

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1961-1970

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