The county of Swain is located in North Carolina and was founded in 1871. There are 13,981 residents in Swain who have access to courthouses in Bryson City. 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 1,424 residents in Bryson City, which is 2.2 square miles and 1,752ft above sea level.