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GIS and Mapping

Courthouse Building
101 Mitchell Street

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2321
Bryson City, NC 28713

Ruth Ann Sitton – GIS Mapping

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Direct Phone: 828-488-7833
Phone: 828-488-9273 ext 2206
Fax: 828-488-9601

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

The GIS/Mapping department office is responsible for maintaining data such as parcels, roads, county districts, and boundaries. The GIS office is involved with many County offices such as the Assessor’s Office, Elections Office, and the County Commissioners.

GIS Mapping allows users to easily overlay any map layers (roads, slope, contours, parcels, etc). Custom maps of parcels and/or Swain County are available.

Parcel and ownership information is available online. Please visit our GIS website

Available GIS Layers

Roads, parcels (w/ownership), 2019 Color photography, 3D hillside, 10ft contours, slope models, lakes, rivers, government jurisdiction (federal, state and local), county boundary, city boundary, USGS 1:24000 topo, voter districts, and fire districts.

Many other GIS layers are available from a variety of sources, please ask if you don’t see what you need.

GIS Map Prices

There is no charge for the time when producing customized maps.

  • 3 x 4 with imagery – $40
  • 3 x 4 no imagery – $10
  • 18 x 22 with imagery – $20
  • 18 X 22 no imagery –$5
  • 8.5 x 11 – $1
  • Parcels – $20 (with PIN number)
  • Parcels with ownership information attached – $100
  • Roads – $5


Tax Office

Swain County Online Maps

Online Tax Cards

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