Murphy is home to the Cherokee County Schools Central Office, as well as the Murphy High, Middle and Elementary campus locations. Information regarding this school system can be found on their website linked above. Phone: 828-837-2722 :: Fax: 828-837-5799.
Cherokee County is North Carolina's western most county, located in the southern tip of the Great Smoky Mountains and bordered by the states of Tennessee and Georgia. We are within two hours driving distance from four major metropolitan cities. Our county is rich in natural beauty with many lakes, rivers, streams and mountains. The moderate weather our county enjoys is conducive to year around living. Friendly folks and mountain hospitality await all who visit and makes Cherokee County an ideal place to live, work and play.