Economic Development
Cherokee County

The Cherokee County Economic Development Department provides services to retain existing businesses and attract new ones to the County by conducting outreach activities through business visits, conferences, and workshops. Cherokee County Economic Development also serves as liaison to business organizations to identify and assist new and expanding companies. This department provides land use planning expertise and economic analysis. Assistance includes needs assessment, financial and training services, site identification, development expediting, and coordination.


For more information please contact:

Paul Worley

Economic Development Director of Cherokee County

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828-837-9564 x204 


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Please note that we do not have a large enough population for a census of Murphy, Andrews, or Brasstown. All data is for the entire county

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