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The county was formed January 30, 1872, from the northeastern part of Cherokee County. It was named for William A. Graham, United States Senator from North Carolina (1840-1843) and Governor of North Carolina (1845-1849). Source Wikipedia

Graham County NCGenweb site

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802
(covers Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania Counties)

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Graham County Courthouse
PO Box 575
County Courthouse
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Census

1880 Federal Census Images Directory opens to listing of image files by page number

1880 Federal Census Transcription (Partial?) Directory opens to listing of text files by page number

1900 Federal Census Images Directory opens to listing of image files by page number

1900 Federal Census Transcription Directory opens to listing of text files by page number

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Graham County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Graham County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Graham County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Graham County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

deborahwshull on “Wakefield Cemetery”

Does anyone have direction to the Wakefield Cemetery near Robbinsville? Is it accesssible?
Thank you.


Graham County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Graham County:

Fontana Dam
Robbinsville (County Seat)
Tapoco

News related to Graham County, NC

“graham county” nc – Google News

Cast of characters – Smoky Mountain News

Cast of characters
Smoky Mountain News
Chad Arnold (alias Chad Ryan): an agent with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission who started hunting with the Crisps in 2011. Chad Crisp: a Graham County native who comes from a long line of hunters. He has received the harshest sentence of any of …

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Lake Santeetlah Residents Clean up after Storm – WLOS

Lake Santeetlah Residents Clean up after Storm
WLOS
GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Residents in a Graham County town are cleaning up after a severe storm damaged their homes. Tuesday night's storm toppled and uprooted trees in Lake Santeetlah. Some fell on houses and onto boats in the water. Crews have …




Get down with the Dirty Dozen Wilderness Challenge – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Get down with the Dirty Dozen Wilderness Challenge
Asheville Citizen-Times
… it is the largest wilderness in North Carolina with 18,483 acres and includes the iconic Cold Mountain; Linville Gorge, established in 1964, now has 11,786 acres; Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock, established in 1975 on the border with Tennessee in Graham




Unemployment Jumps in Most of NC Counties – Go Blue Ridge


Ansonrecord
Unemployment Jumps in Most of NC Counties
Go Blue Ridge
Statewide, Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.0 percent while Buncombe County had the lowest at 4.5 percent, but that was up from 3.9% in April. The state was quick to point out that when compared to the same month last year, not …
Anson unemployment back on the riseAnsonrecord
Vance jobless rate down from 2014Henderson Daily Dispatch

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Some alcohol permits could now be allowed in Cherokee – Smoky Mountain News

Some alcohol permits could now be allowed in Cherokee
Smoky Mountain News
For example, in Graham County, North Carolina's only dry county, voters would have to approve nearly any kind of alcohol sale. However, permits could be granted without a referendum for some purposes, such as one-time permits for special events, …




Power restored to some WNC, Upstate customers, others still without power – WYFF Greenville


WSPA.com
Power restored to some WNC, Upstate customers, others still without power
WYFF Greenville
Photos. Thousands in Oconee County endure long power outage. SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. —The Upstate and Western North Carolina are still seeing hundreds of power outages after storms passed through the area Monday and Tuesday night. More News. Dispatch
Warm, windy Wednesday aheadLive 5 News

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