Area Information

Cherokee County can best be described as a rural agricultural community whose solid economic environment is comprised of fertile lands and an abundant water supply.

Agriculture is the county’s largest industry, involving not only row crops but also new agri-businesses such as seed production and ornamental plants. Weiss Lake makes tourism a vital part of the local economy. Little River Canyon National Preserve, historical sites, points-of-interest and town festivals compliment the county’s appeal as an attractive place to visit.