A total eclipse will be coming to Cherokee County NC (Murphy, Andrews & Brasstown) on August 21, 2017. Make plans to be here for this wonderful event.
Andrews is a beautiful, peaceful small town located within the heart of North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains. Nature lovers can enjoy many outdoor activities in the area's unspoiled streams, rivers, mountains, and ridges. There are also many thriving small businesses in town, including restaurants, retail shops, bed and breakfast inns, and artists' galleries and gift shops. Come visit and find out why Andrews is the ideal place to live, work, and play!
Murphy, North Carolina, is the county seat of Cherokee County located in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. Murphy is an old town with its origin dating back to 1839. Downtown is beautiful with tree lined streets and many historic buildings restored to their original state. Murphy has restaurants, many unique shops, and other interesting establishments all within walking distance in the heart of town. Recreational activities are unlimited from local trout streams to mountain biking. Hiwassee Lake is considered one of the most beautiful in the state. Murphy offers something for every sports enthusiast. If you are looking for a beautiful small town in the mountains, look no further. Murphy with its population of 1700 people resembles a Norman Rockwell painting. It is indeed, small town life at the very best. We look forward to seeing you!
Our County is filled with mountains, lakes, rivers and streams providing us with breathtaking landscapes and an unlimited amount of outdoor activities. You can find your 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. 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.