Jackson County, North Carolina

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Jackson County
The Old Jackson County Courthouse in Downtown Sylva
The Old Jackson County Courthouse in Downtown Sylva
Map of North Carolina highlighting Jackson County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°17′N 83°08′W / 35.29°N 83.14°W / 35.29; -83.14
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1851
Named forAndrew Jackson
SeatSylva
Largest townCullowhee
Area
 • Total495 sq mi (1,280 km2)
 • Land491 sq mi (1,270 km2)
 • Water3.8 sq mi (10 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
43,327
 • Density82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.jacksonnc.org

Jackson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 40,271 people lived there.[1] Since 1913, its county seat has been Sylva,[2] replacing Webster.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.