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Our Best-Known County


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Comprising 60,000 acres and inhabited by 10,000 individuals, Swain County is the state's most visited region. Containing the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee Reservation, Nantahala Gorge, Blue Ridge Parkway, Nantahala National Forest, and Fontana Lake, Swain County is a mountainous region. First explored in 1795 and mapped in 1858, Swain is a diverse locality containing natural wonders as well as agriculture, manufacturing, and measured progress.
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