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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Cherokee.

Communities Also Named Cherokee ...

We have found 30 communities that share the name Cherokee.

Within West Virginia, there is just one other community named Cherokee. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 29 communities in the United States - with 30 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Colbert County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Colbert County   [Map]

California

Butte County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Butte County   [Map]
This community is historic.<1>

Nevada County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Nevada County   [Map]

San Joaquin County

Our profile page for Cherokee, San Joaquin County   [Map]

Tuolumne County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Tuolumne County   [Map]

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Georgia

Bibb County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Bibb County   [Map]

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Cherokee County   [Map]

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Iowa

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Cherokee County   [Map]

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Kansas

Crawford County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Crawford County   [Map]

Morris County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Morris County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>
Although located in Morris County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Lawrence County   [Map]

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Maine

Aroostook County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Aroostook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Aroostook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Lowndes County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Lowndes County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lowndes County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

New York County

Our profile page for Cherokee, New York County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in New York County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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North Carolina

Swain County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Swain County   [Map]

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Ohio

Logan County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Logan County   [Map]
This community is historic.

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Oklahoma

Alfalfa County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Alfalfa County   [Map]

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South Carolina

Charleston County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Charleston County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Charleston County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Spartanburg County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Spartanburg County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Spartanburg County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Grainger County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Grainger County   [Map]

Lauderdale County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Lauderdale County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lauderdale County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Washington County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Washington County   [Map]

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Texas

Rusk County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Rusk County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rusk County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

San Saba County

Our profile page for Cherokee, San Saba County   [Map]

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Virginia

Henry County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Henry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Henry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Washington

Okanogan County

Our profile page for Cherokee, Okanogan County   [Map]

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Wisconsin

Marathon County

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Wyoming

Sweetwater County

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cherokee, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cherokee.