Welcome To Swain County


The County Manager oversees the day-to-day functioning of the County and directs and supervises the administration of all County offices, departments, boards, commissions and agencies that are subject to the general direction and control of the Board of County Commissioners. The manager attends all meetings of the Board of Commissioners and recommends any measures that he considers expedient.

The manager sees that the orders, ordinances, resolutions, and regulations of the Board of Commissioners are faithfully executed within the county. The manager prepares and submits the annual budget and capital program to the Board of Commissioners.

The administrative staff also includes:

Buildings and Grounds
Cabbott Cochran
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2253

Data Processing
Mark Lyons
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2222

Finance Office
Cally Elliott
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2214

Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Kurt Angel
Phone 828-342-0755


Administration Building
50 Main Street, Ste. 300
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2321
Bryson City, NC 28713

Kevin King
County Manager
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2231
Fax 828-488-2754

Cindi C. Woodard
Clerk to the Board &
Administrative Assistant
Phone 828-488-9273, ext. 2225

Office Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday