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Dillsboro is a town in Jackson County, North Carolina, United States. The town is a popular tourist location, at which visitors tend to stop on their way into the Great Smoky Mountains. The town of Sylva is located just one mile (1.6 km) east of Dillsboro and is the county seat. The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad begins in Dillsboro and follows the historic "Murphy Branch" constructed in the 1880s. The population was 232 at the 2010 census.GeographyDillsboro is located at . The town's altitude above sea level is 1,975 feet According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4sqmi, all of it land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 205 people, 111 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 516.1 people per square mile (197.9/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 317.2 per square mile (121.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.68% White, 0.98% African American, 3.41% Asian, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.Use our custom trip planner: Dillsboro and all its delights await.
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