Cherokee County in northeast Alabama is a great place to live and retire. It's home to Weiss Lake, Little River Canyon National Preserve, and Cherokee Rock Village. Municipalities include Centre (county seat), Cedar Bluff, Gaylesville, Leesburg, and Sand Rock. Cherokee County is a growing county made more attractive by its manageable size and the small-town values of its citizens. the county offers low taxes on the lakefront, mountain, and farm property. They have small-town environments, friendly faces, wide-open spaces, and abundant natural beauty - minutes from major cities (Atlanta, Birmingham, Chattanooga, Huntsville).
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We were impressed with the beautiful lake and mountains.
We came to Cherokee County to be close to grandchildren in Birmingham. We moved from New England. We were impressed with the beautiful lake and mountains, moderate climate, and less expensive living. I liked the conservative atmosphere, the church influence, and the friendly and welcoming people.
Cherokee County Alabama Resident for 6 years
WEISS LAKE FISHING
Weiss Lake (pronounced “Wice”) is a 12-month fishery located in Northeast Alabama in Cherokee County. It should definitely be on your "Bucket List" of places to visit and fish. Rated as one of Alabama's Top Fisheries, Weiss is best known because of its excellent Crappie fishing. White and Black Crappie can be found in Weiss with the lake record weighing in over 5 pounds! Each year, many 2-3 pound fish are caught to make one beautiful stringer for either the wall or supper.
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