There are 5 US Post Offices in Macon County serving a total of 34,197 residents equating to 6,839 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 54,582 packages are handled across the 5 county post offices annually. Macon County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,922. 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."