For anyone that lands on this page and doesn't know, Murphy is a town in and the county seat of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. It is situated at the confluence of the Hiwassee and Valley rivers. It is the westernmost county seat in the state of North Carolina, approximately 360 miles (580 km) from the state capital in Raleigh. The population of Murphy was 1,627 at the 2010 census.Interesting Fact:
Murphy was named for North Carolina politician Archibald Murphey. He was influential in educational advances for the people of North Carolina in the early 19th Century. The original spelling of the town was to be "Murphey" but the "e" was lost, or dropped at some point in history.
Murphy has a popular downtown scene, many local shops and eateries are located all over the square and surrounding area. The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is a great source of information for the area. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murphy,_North_Carolina