Swain County

Swain County

Last updated January 2020

9,475 Total Voters

Republican 27.92% Democrat 35.97% Libertarian 0.41% Unaffiliated 35.7%
White 79.41% Black 1.18% Other 19.41%

Swain County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,981. Its county seat is Bryson City.

Swain County is home of the Nantahala River (along with Macon County, North Carolina). The Nantahala is one of the most popular whitewater rafting rivers in the nation. The Oconaluftee River also flows through Swain County in the town of Cherokee.

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Unemployment 11.05%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • Joe Sam Queen (NC-119)
  • State Senate
  • Jim Davis (NC-50)

Election Results