Cherokee, SC

Cherokee County History & Arts Museum

Founded in 1897, Cherokee County is a county in South Carolina, United States. According to the most recent US census data, Cherokee’s estimated population is 57,762 with a growth rate of 0.4% from the previous year. Its county seat is Gaffney.


Cherokee County is located in the northern part of South Carolina. Adjacent counties are Cleveland County, North Carolina in the north, York County in the east, Union County in the south, and Spartanburg in the west.


According to BestPlace Comfort Index, Cherokee County has an index of 7.5 (10=Best) which means it is one of the best places to visit in South Carolina because of its climate. May, September, and October are the most comfortable months while January and July are the least comfortable months. July is the hottest month with an average high temperature of 89 degrees Farenheight. January is the coldest and March is the wettest.

Famous Attractions

Planning to visit Cherokee County? Well, there are a lot of interesting places to visit and tourists can do some fun outdoor activities. Here are some places that you don’t want to miss while in Cherokee.

Kings Mountain State Park
Cherokee County History and Arts Museum
Crowders Mountain State Park

Health Care

Cherokee Medical Center is one of the healthcare institutions in Cherokee County located in Gaffney, SC, offering a wide range of health services including medical, surgical, and emergency. They are also participating providers of medical insurance plans.