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Macon County, North Carolina

US county information
NameMacon County
StateNorth Carolina
SeatFranklin
US Area
Total Area519 sq mi (1344.2 km2)
Land Area516 sq mi (1336.4 km2)
Water Area3 sq mi (7.8 km2)
Population29811 (2000)
Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Founded1828

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Macon County is a county located in the North Carolina. As of 2005, the population was 32,148. Its county seat is Franklin .

Macon County is the home of the Nantahala River (along with Swain County, North Carolina). The Nantahala is one of the most popular whitewater rafting destinations in the nation.


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