Brasstown Township, Clay County, North Carolina

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Brasstown Township
Location in Clay County
Location in Clay County
Coordinates: 35°02′23″N 83°57′30″W / 35.03986°N 83.95839°W / 35.03986; -83.95839Coordinates: 35°02′23″N 83°57′30″W / 35.03986°N 83.95839°W / 35.03986; -83.95839
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total24.0 sq mi (62 km2)
 • Land24.0 sq mi (62 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
1,070 ft (326 m)
Area code(s)828

Brasstown is the westernmost Township, and one of the six townships of Clay County, North Carolina, United States. The other five are Hayesville, Hiawassee, Shooting Creek, Sweetwater, and Tusquittee. By area, it is the third smallest Township in Clay County.


Brasstown has an elevation of 1,811.0 ft. (552.0 meters)

Unincorporated Communities[edit]

Brasstown is home to four unincorporated communities, Fire's Creek, Warne and the town of the same name, Brasstown and Shewbird.

Adjacent Townships[edit]

Churches and Cemeteries[edit]


Brasstown is home to four cemeteries, Brasstown Cemetery, Fires Creek Cemetery, Hunt Cemetery, Mcclure Cemetery.


Brasstown also sports fifteen churches, Bethesda Church, Brasstown Church, Copperhill Church, Fires Creek Church, Hayesville Church, Many Forks Church, Martin Hill Church, Mount Pisgah Church, Myers Chapel, New Hope Church, Ogden Church, Pine Grove Church, Shady Grove Church, Sweetwater Church, and Truett Memorial Church

Major highways[edit]

Highway 64