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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Cherokee County are Afton Grove, Alto, Atoy, Blackjack, Bullard, Church Hill, Concord, Corine, Cove Springs, Craft, Cuney, Delmer, Dialville, Earle's Chapel, Etna, Forest, Fry's Gap, Gallatin, Gould, Ironton, Jacksonville, Knoxville, Lakeview, Larissa, Linwood, Lone Star, Maydelle, Mixon, Mount Selman, New Hope, New Summerfield, Oakland, Pierces Chapel, Pine Hill, Ponta, Reese, Reklaw, Rusk, Rusk County, Salem, Shady Grove, Shadybrook, Smith County, Tecula, Troup, Turney, Weeping Mary, Wells, Woodville



Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 50,845. The county seat is Rusk. The county was named for the Cherokee, who lived in the area before being expelled in 1839. Rusk, the county seat, is 130 miles southeast of Dallas and 160 miles north of Houston. Cherokee County comprises the Jacksonville, TX Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Tyler-Jacksonville, TX Combined Statistical Area.