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Bryson City, North Carolina

Bryson City is a town in Swain County, North Carolina in the United States. The population was 1,424 as of the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Swain County. Located in what was historically the lan…
Bryson City is a town in Swain County, North Carolina in the United States. The population was 1,424 as of the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Swain County. Located in what was historically the land of the Cherokee, Bryson City was founded as the Charleston to serve as the county seat of Swain County when it was formed from parts of surrounding counties. It grew into an important local rail hub. Today the city serves as a popular tourist destination, lying just to the west of the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, for outdoor activities in the Nantahala National Forest, and along the Nantahala River and Fontana Lake, and serves as the home of the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, a heritage railroad that provides tours of the Nantahala valley. The popular Nantahala Outdoor Center provides guide services for many of the outdoor activities in the area.

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