Cherokee County administrative offices are located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114; phone: 678-493-6000.
The Cherokee County Courthouse is located at 90 North Street, Canton, GA 30114;phone: 678-493-6000.
The county was created in 1832 from former lands belonging to the Cherokee Indians. Early settlers tried to start silk production but were not successful. The Marietta and North Carolina Railroad came through Cherokee County in 1879. A locally financed textile mill began production in 1900.