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Bryson City is a town in Swain County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Capt. Thaddeus Bryson, one of the founders of Charleston.
The latitude of Bryson City is 35.430N. The longitude is -83.447W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,752 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,392.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bryson City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Swain County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28713 ZIP code.
12% of Bryson City residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bryson City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bryson City was $14,446, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Bryson City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bryson City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Libraries in Bryson City include Marianna Black Library ... View libraries
Swain County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bryson City political report.
The average commute time for Bryson City workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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