Murphy, NC -
A growing community
with small town charm

Act On Your Dream! > Directory > Western North Carolina > Cherokee County, NC > Murphy, NC

Murphy NC is the county seat of, and largest town in, Cherokee County, North Carolina.

Murphy was recently named as one of the best places in the country for a second home and new homes are being built all around the town. If you're looking for someone to help you buy or sell real estate in Murphy, NC, let me recommend John and Jessica Poltrock to you.

While the job opportunities are not as good as they are in larger towns and cities, they are growing as more businesses are opened in our town.

Murphy NC is a popular retirement area and, in addition to local activities, we are about a two or three hour drive to five major cities that offer many educational, entertainment, and sporting activities.

Murphy NC, and the surrounding area offers outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities. Nearly everywhere you drive offers scenic views of our beautiful mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes. Fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, biking, and other activities are popular for the people who live here and others who visit.

Find select, recommended, locally-owned businesses at Murphy Gold. Get more for your hard-earned money by mentioning "Murphy Gold" when you visit these businesses.

Who's online in Murphy, NC? Come and visit Murphy Connections, our social networking site specifically for people who live in, or are interested in visiting or moving to, Murphy, NC. Meet new friends and re-connect with old ones.

Murphy, NC printable coupons

Our Murphy Gold Businesses offer printable coupons to help you get more for your hard-earned money.

Auto parts

Paul Beaster owns and operates S&L Auto and Tractor Parts and specializes in rebuilt alternators and starters.

Auto towing and wrecker service

Tim Dockery owns and operates Timco Transportation and provides auto transportation and wrecker services in Murphy, NC and Cherokee County.

Copiers, printers, and fax machines

Sam and Sherri Warren own and operate Mountain Office Systems and specialize in sales and service of Kyocera Mita copiers, printers, and fax machines. They also offer faxing services and provide both black and white and color copying services.

Drug Store / Pharmacy

Tony Godfrey and Jody Lee own and operate Parker's Drugstore. They have two locations in Murphy, NC.

The original store is located right in the heart of downtown, next to one of the pocket parks that surround the central intersection in Murphy.

The second location is in the Peachtree community and is located between Murphy Medical Center (the hospital and nursing home) and Tri-County Community College, near Brasstown, NC.

Movie theater

Bill Grove owns and operates the Henn Theatre in downtown Murphy, NC. Come watch first-run movies in an historic single-screen theater.


Dena Howard is a great family photographer and loves creating portraits of newborns, babies, children, families and seniors. She owns and operates Images By Courtnie and would love to schedule a photo shoot to help you preserve your precious memories.


WKRK Radio (1320 AM) broadcasts a Classic Country format in addition to Southern Gospel music. The music format and station name is "Country GOLD!" The station has been owned by Radford Communications, Inc. since 1995. Tim Radford is the president of the company.

In addition to music, WKRK Radio hosts a popular Buy/Sell/Trade talkshow called PartyLine and Associated Press Radio News.

No person or organization does a better job than Tim Radford and WKRK when it comes to providing local information related to news, weather, hazardous conditions, school and work delays and closings, lost and found pets, and much more. Both on the radio and on Facebook, Tim Radford keeps us informed and helps the people living in our community communicate with each other when something important is happening or about to happen.

Real estate

John and Jessica Poltrock are known as The Poltrock Team. Both of them are licensed real estate brokers in the states of North Carolina and Georgia. Their real estate business is part of RE/MAX Mountain Properties and they are the #1 real estate team in Murphy, NC. John is a Certified Residential Specialist, which is essentially a Ph. D. for Realtors.

The Poltrock Team specializes in residential real estate and would love to help you buy your dream home in the mountains in or near Murphy.


George and Muffy Kerber own and operate ShoeBooties Cafe and provide distinctive dining in downtown Murphy, NC. They are open from Tuesdays through Saturdays and offer outstanding lunch and dinner selections that are sure to tempt your taste buds. In the evenings, be sure to visit ShoeTinis Lounge and try some of their specialty martinis, or select from a full line of wines, beers, and mixed drinks.

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