National Register of Historic Places listings in Swain County, North Carolina

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This list includes properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Swain County, North Carolina. Click the "Map of all coordinates" link to the right to view an online map of all properties and districts with latitude and longitude coordinates in the table below.[1]

Current listings[edit]

          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 17, 2023.[2]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Cheoah Hydroelectric Development
Cheoah Hydroelectric Development
May 21, 2004
1512 Tapoca Rd., NC 129
35°27′00″N 83°56′10″W / 35.45°N 83.936111°W / 35.45; -83.936111 (Cheoah Hydroelectric Development)
Robbinsville Extends into Graham County
2 Clingmans Dome Observation Tower
Clingmans Dome Observation Tower
August 15, 2012
Terminus of Clingmans Dome Rd.
35°33′46″N 83°29′55″W / 35.562766°N 83.498493°W / 35.562766; -83.498493 (Clingmans Dome Observation Tower)
Bryson City Extends into Sevier County, Tennessee
3 Frye-Randolph House and Fryemont Inn
Frye-Randolph House and Fryemont Inn
February 18, 1983
Fryemont Rd.
35°25′29″N 83°26′42″W / 35.42465°N 83.445114°W / 35.42465; -83.445114 (Frye-Randolph House and Fryemont Inn)
Bryson City
4 Governors Island
Governors Island
June 4, 1973
U.S. Route 19 east of Bryson City[5]
35°26′13″N 83°24′16″W / 35.436944°N 83.404444°W / 35.436944; -83.404444 (Governors Island)
Bryson City Also known as "Kituhwa"[6]
5 Hall Cabin
Hall Cabin
January 30, 1976
15 miles northeast of Fontana in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
35°31′12″N 83°40′46″W / 35.52°N 83.679444°W / 35.52; -83.679444 (Hall Cabin)
Fontana Also known as the J.H. Kress Cabin
6 Abel Hyatt House
Abel Hyatt House
March 22, 1991
Eastern side of NC 1168, 0.2 miles north of its junction with NC 1191
35°26′15″N 83°23′47″W / 35.437494°N 83.396471°W / 35.437494; -83.396471 (Abel Hyatt House)
Bryson City
7 Mingus Mill
Mingus Mill
November 29, 2016
Newfound Gap Rd., Great Smoky Mountains National Park
35°31′12″N 83°18′35″W / 35.520065°N 83.309835°W / 35.520065; -83.309835 (Mingus Mill)
8 Nununyi Mound and Village Site January 22, 1980
Between Acquoni Rd. and the Oconaluftee River, north of Cherokee[5]
35°29′40″N 83°18′39″W / 35.494444°N 83.310833°W / 35.494444; -83.310833 (Nununyi Mound and Village Site)
Cherokee Site 31SW3[7]
9 Oconaluftee Archeological District February 19, 1982
Address Restricted
10 Oconaluftee Baptist Church
Oconaluftee Baptist Church
January 1, 1976
6 miles north of Cherokee on U.S. Route 441 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
35°33′13″N 83°18′31″W / 35.553611°N 83.308611°W / 35.553611; -83.308611 (Oconaluftee Baptist Church)
Cherokee Part of Smokemont ghost town
11 Oconaluftee Ranger Station
Oconaluftee Ranger Station
November 29, 2016
Newfound Gap Rd., Great Smoky Mountains National Park
35°30′47″N 83°18′23″W / 35.513088°N 83.306409°W / 35.513088; -83.306409 (Oconaluftee Ranger Station)
12 Swain County Courthouse
Swain County Courthouse
May 10, 1979
Main and Fry Sts.
35°25′40″N 83°26′44″W / 35.427778°N 83.445556°W / 35.427778; -83.445556 (Swain County Courthouse)
Bryson City

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  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved March 17, 2023.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ a b Master Site Record, Research Laboratories of Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, n.d. Accessed 2014-06-23.
  6. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  7. ^ Davis, R.P. Stephen, Jr., et al. "An Abbreviated NAGPRA Inventory of theNorth Carolina Archaeological Collection", University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998, 7. Accessed 2014-06-23.