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Cherokee Profile

Cherokee, North Carolina Profile

Cherokee, North Carolina, is located along the southern border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

County:  Swain (population 12,968)
City Population:  1,424 (2010 census)
Major Highways:  US 19 (two-lane), US 74 (four-lane)

Miles From: 
Newfound Gap: 29 miles
Gatlinburg:  48 miles
Interstate 40:  38 miles (from exit 20)
Fontana Dam:  33 miles
Cades Cove:  67 miles

See the Cherokee regional map in relation to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.