The county of Cherokee is located in North Carolina and was founded in 1839. There are 27,444 residents in Cherokee who have access to courthouses in Murphy. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. North Carolina is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,627 residents in Murphy, which is 2.3 square miles and 1,604ft above sea level.