Welcome to Cherokee County
Welcome to Cherokee County, Alabama! Cherokee County is located in Northeast Alabama and is the home of the beautiful Weiss Lake. Weiss Lake is well known for its spectacular views and some of the world's best fishing. Cherokee County is the crown jewel of Northeast Alabama!
Cherokee County was created by the Alabama legislature on January 9, 1836. It was named for the Cherokee Indians who ceded the land to the Federal government by the Treaty of New Echota, December 29, 1835. Cherokee County is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and encompasses 553 square miles. It is bordered on the north by DeKalb County, on the west by Etowah County, on the south by Calhoun and Cleburne Counties, and the east by Chattooga and Floyd Counties, GA.
***Temporary Bridge Closure***
The bridge over North Spring Creek on County Road 114 will be
closed on Monday September 8, 2014 for bridge deck repairs.
The bridge will remain closed for approximately 6 weeks, depending
on weather conditions.
This bridge is located between County Road 41 and Alabama Highway 35.
We apologize in advance for this inconvenience.
If you have any questions please contact the
Cherokee County Highway Department at (256) 927-5573.
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
September 22 @ 5:00PM
October 14 @ 10:00AM
October 27 @ 5:00PM
*Anyone who wishes to be placed on the meeting agenda must call the Commission Office
by noon on the Wednesday prior to the meeting. For questions concerning
Commission meeting dates, times or location please contact the Cherokee County
Commission Office at (256)927-3668.