Welcome To Murphy, NC
Murphy, NC is the county seat of Cherokee County, the westernmost county in the state and is the gateway to the Smoky Mountains. Outdoor enthusiasts love the many options for hiking, waterfalls, and mountain biking due to easy access to the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests. Often referred to as the “city of flowers” during the summer months, Murphy has a thriving downtown area full of quaint shops, dining, and even a historic theater, art gallery, and bookstore. Nearby John C. Campbell Folk School offers free concerts in the Keith House Community Room, a historic venue.