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About Cherokee

Cherokee, North Carolina Profile

Cherokee, North Carolina, is located along the southeastern border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The community is  located inside the Cherokee Indian Reservation.

County:  Location in Swain (population 12,968)
City Population:  Unknown; Qualla Boundary has 8,092 Cherokee residents according to the 2000 census
Major Highways:  US 19 (two-lane), US 441 (two-lane), Blue Ridge Parkway

Miles From: 
Newfound Gap: 20 miles
Gatlinburg:  34 mil
Interstate 40:  26 miles (from exit 20)
Fontana Dam:  43 miles
Cades Cove:  58 miles

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

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