established 1835

The following links are for information only and are not maintained by the Town of Murphy.

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.
Phone: 828-837-2722 :: Fax: 828-837-5799


The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization governed by a group of twelve board members who are elected for three-year terms.
Phone: 828-837-2242 :: Fax: 828-837-6012


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. Cherokee County an ideal place to live, work and play.-Cherokee County Government Website:


The mission and vision statement and goals of the Cherokee County Tourism Development Authority are to promote tourism and travel in order to develop and enhance the quality of life for citizens of Cherokee County. Our overall goal is to attract more visitors to Cherokee County for overnight stays and to increase occupancy tax revenues.