Swain County, North Carolina

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Swain County
Swain County Courthouse in Bryson City
Swain County Courthouse in Bryson City
Map of North Carolina highlighting Swain 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°29′N 83°29′W / 35.49°N 83.49°W / 35.49; -83.49
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1871
Named forDavid L. Swain
SeatBryson City
Largest townBryson City
Area
 • Total541 sq mi (1,400 km2)
 • Land528 sq mi (1,370 km2)
 • Water13 sq mi (30 km2)  2.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
14,245
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th
Websitewww.swaincountync.gov

Swain County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2010, 13,981 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Bryson City.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.