Cherokee, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,138.
Males: 993  (46.5%)
Females: 1,145  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28719, 28789.

Cherokee Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,289
Cherokee:

$41,289
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,070

Cherokee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,792
Cherokee:

$155,792
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $155,493; detached houses: $176,187; mobile homes: $77,093

Median gross rent in 2019: $527.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cherokee: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.4% for American Indian residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cherokee, NC (2019)
    • 1,68680.7%American Indian alone
    • 25212.1%White alone
    • 492.3%Asian alone
    • 351.7%Two or more races
    • 301.4%Black alone
    • 190.9%Hispanic

Races in Cherokee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Cherokee, North Carolina as of October 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cherokee is 56 to 1.


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Cherokee, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1990 feet

66 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,607 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $838 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (43.4 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (133.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (499.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dillsboro, NC (2.8 miles ),
Bryson City, NC (2.9 miles ),
Sylva, NC (3.0 miles ),
Webster, NC (3.3 miles ),
Cullowhee, NC (3.7 miles ),
Forest Hills, NC (3.7 miles ),
Maggie Valley, NC (3.8 miles ),
Waynesville, NC (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 83.31 W

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Cherokee, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cherokee, NC in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.382. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.382
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Cherokee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the Cherokee place center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cherokee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from Cherokee center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.4 miles away from Cherokee center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 342.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Swain County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Cherokee:

  • CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY (Government - Federal, CALLER BOX C268)
  • TSALI CARE CENTER (55 ECHOTA CHURCH RD)
  • CHEROKEE DIALYSIS CENTER (53 ECHOTA CHURCH ROAD)
  • CHEROKEE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (73 KAISER WILNOTY DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherokee:

  • Western Carolina University (about 18 miles; Cullowhee, NC; Full-time enrollment: 8,684)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 44 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 44 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 48 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Walters State Community College (about 52 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Tusculum College (about 58 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 58 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)

Public high school in Cherokee:

Public elementary/middle school in Cherokee:

See full list of schools located in Cherokee

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cherokee: Mountainside Theater (A), Qualla Housing Project (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cherokee include: Cherokee Church (A), Piney Grove Church (B), Yellow Hill Church (C), Rock Springs Church (D), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (E), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lambert Cemetery (1), Copper Cemetery (2), Tolley Cemetery (3), Sneed Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillwell Branch (A), Swimmer Branch (B), Long Branch (C), Lambert Branch (D), Tooni Branch (E), Soco Creek (F), Wrights Creek (G), Grassy Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cherokee: Frontierland (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Cherokee Museum of the Cherokee Indian (Highway 441 North), Cherokee Heritage Museum & Gallery (35 Big Cove Road), Cherokee Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1897 Tsali Boulevard), Oconaluftee Indian Village (Tours & Charters; Highway 441 North).

Hotels: Baymont Inn (Acquoni Road), Days Inn (U South 19 North), Comfort Suites Cherokee (1223 Tsali Boulevard), Casino Villas (223 Stilwell Branch Rd), Chief Motel (881 Paint Town Road), Chestnut Tree Restaurant & Holiday Inn (Cherokee Highway 19), Hobby Horse Bead & Craft Supply (Highway 19 North), Econo Lodge Cherokee (US Highway 19), Budget Inn (Highway 441 North).

Swain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cherokee and their reported violations in the past:

FLAMING ARROW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 203, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Banks with branches in Cherokee (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Cherokee Branch at North U.S. Highway 441, branch established on 1954/07/19. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cherokee:

Marital status in Cherokee, NC
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Cherokee:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cherokee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cherokee, NC (based on Swain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,50136
Mainline Protestant4684
Catholic1902
Other20-
None8,654-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Swain County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

16.40 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

5.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, NC  2.19% ($27,191 average AGI)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, NC  2.55% ($32,398 average AGI)
Businesses in Cherokee, NC
NameCountNameCount
Baymont Inn1Hilton1
Burger King1Holiday Inn2
Comfort Inn1Johnny Rockets1
Comfort Suites1KFC1
Dairy Queen2Marriott1
Days Inn1Microtel1
Econo Lodge1Quality1
FedEx1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRGC (680 AM; 1 kW; SYLVA, NC; Owner: GEORGIA-CAROLINA RADIOCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WPFJ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: DRAKE ENTERPRISES, LTD.)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WBHN (1590 AM; 1 kW; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: STARCAST SOUTH, INC.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherokee:

  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWCU (90.5 FM; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cherokee:

  • W05AF (Channel 5; CHEROKEE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W08AT (Channel 8; CHEROKEE, ETC., NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W10AL (Channel 10; CHEROKEE, ETC., NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W56AG (Channel 56; FRANKLIN, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W46AX (Channel 46; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W69CN (Channel 69; BRYSON CITY, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W05AE (Channel 5; SYLVA, ETC., NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W23AF (Channel 23; CULLOWHEE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66BU (Channel 66; SYLVA, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Cherokee: Charles George.

Cherokee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Cherokee fatal accident list:

Jan 15, 2013 02:08 PM, Us-441, Great Smoky Mtn. Park, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 2010 03:52 PM, Us-19, Lat: 35.466036, Lon: -83.354108, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 92Number of bridges
  • 699ft / 213mTotal length
  • $3,012,000Total costs
  • 225,760Total average daily traffic
  • 20,167Total average daily truck traffic
  • 363,669Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cherokee, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 271970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cherokee, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cherokee)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cherokee, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • CHEROKEE, Mt. Noble Road (Lat: 35.496000 Lon: -83.334278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQJW207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2009, Expiration Date: 01/20/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2010, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HP-1174, Mt Noble, Ebci, Bia Hwy 477 (Lat: 35.496111 Lon: -83.334278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQNF688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2021, Expiration Date: 01/24/2031, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Hwy Ptl, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • CHEROKEE, 5110 Mount Noble Road (Lat: 35.496583 Lon: -83.334444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOI902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • CR75XC171, 626 Sheeprock Road (Lat: 35.460306 Lon: -83.300694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQVD364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 01/07/2025, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • YELLOWHILL, 136 Children's Home Loop (Lat: 35.487694 Lon: -83.311611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQXV704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2016, Expiration Date: 06/22/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2017, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • 5AS1219A, 626 Sheeprock Cove Road (Nc13324-A) (Lat: 35.460306 Lon: -83.300694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WRJD523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2020, Expiration Date: 08/11/2030, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • CR75XC171, 626 Sheeprock Cove Road (Nc13324-A) (Lat: 35.460306 Lon: -83.300694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WRKF878,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2020, Expiration Date: 12/29/2030, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cherokee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T206H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 883HP, N883HP, N-883HP, Serial Number: T20608235, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/28/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Studio 15 Commercial Interiors Inc, 12 Nickel Dr Ste 200, Cherokee, NC 28719

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 159 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cherokee, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.8%), and Structure Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cherokee, NC
    • 50054.8%Outside Fires
    • 25728.2%Structure Fires
    • 9510.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 606.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cherokee, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cherokee, North Carolina:

  • Baymont Inn-Cherokee/Smoky MTNS, 1455 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-2102, Fax: (828) 497-5242
  • Ramada Limited, 196 Painttown Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-4231, Fax: (828) 497-4851
  • Quality Inn-cherokee, US 441 N Byp, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-4702, Fax: (828) 497-5107
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 674 Casino Trl, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-7800, Fax: (828) 497-7803
  • Hampton Inn, 185 Tsalagi Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-3115, Fax: (828) 497-3137
  • Days Inn Smokey Mountain Inn, 660 Painttown Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-2300, Fax: (828) 497-0056
  • Best Western Great Smokies Inn, 1636 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-2020, Fax: (828) 497-3903
  • Holiday Inn, Hwy 19 S, Cherokee, North Carolina 28719 , Phone: (828) 497-9181, Fax: (828) 497-5973
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cherokee, North Carolina
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cherokee, NC
  • 50.3%Electricity
  • 26.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 4.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cherokee, NC
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cherokee compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Cherokee on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #38 (28719) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #49 (28719) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (28719) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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