Government & Taxes

Cherokee County North Carolina Courthouse


County: Five Commissioners and County Manager.  

Town - Murphy Mayor and Town Council.  

Town - Andrews Mayor and Board of Aldermen.


The Cherokee County property tax rate is $.52 per $100.00


In addition, property owners 

  -inside the city limits of Murphy pay $.42

  -inside the city limits of Andrews pay $.515

  -within Bear Paw pay $.38

Each resident is assessed a $75.00 per year solid waste fee.   


Sales Tax in the county is 7%  


North Carolina has a personal income tax of 5.499% based on taxable income tax level.

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