Jackson County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

Jackson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2020, 43,109 people lived there.[1] Since 1913, its county seat has been Sylva,[2] replacing Webster.

Jackson County
Jackson County Courthouse in Sylva
Jackson County Courthouse in 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′08″N 83°07′26″W / 35.285454°N 83.123966°W / 35.285454; -83.123966
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forAndrew Jackson
Largest communityCullowhee
 • Total494.88 sq mi (1,281.7 km2)
 • Land491.11 sq mi (1,272.0 km2)
 • Water3.77 sq mi (9.8 km2)  0.76%
 • Total43,109
 • Density87.78/sq mi (33.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district11th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Jackson County, North Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.