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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

Graham County commissioners release new batch of closed session records – Carolina Public Press

Graham County commissioners release new batch of closed session records
Carolina Public Press
ROBBINSVILLE—In a new release of closed session minutes, the Graham County Board of Commissioners recently revealed much of what it talked about in secret between October 2014 and June 2015. Graham County is Western North Carolina's …




Area’s jobless rate rises in July – Hickory Daily Record

Area's jobless rate rises in July
Hickory Daily Record
According to Tuesday's report from the North Carolina Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division, the Hickory region's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in July, up from 6.2 percent in June. The region's rate was 6.9 percent in July …




Some Mountain Schools Not Following Fire Safety Guidelines – WLOS

Some Mountain Schools Not Following Fire Safety Guidelines
WLOS
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — Many mountain county students are back to spending more than a fourth of their day at school, but what's done to make sure they're safe inside school buildings? In North Carolina, fire codes give schools guidelines to follow

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Ash killer arrives in WNC, firewood must stay put in Graham – Smoky Mountain News

Ash killer arrives in WNC, firewood must stay put in Graham
Smoky Mountain News
Emerald ash borers recently found in a Graham County trap mark the invasive insect's first appearance in Western North Carolina since it was first discovered in the United States in 2002. The finding triggered quarantine rules for the county: no




Lee unemployment rate up from May, down from year ago – Sanford Herald (registration)

Lee unemployment rate up from May, down from year ago
Sanford Herald (registration)
Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 95 of 100 North Carolina's counties in June — including Lee — decreased in four counties and were unchanged in one county, according to data released Wednesday by the North Carolina …




New DSS Director Named – Brevard NC – The Transylvania Times

New DSS Director Named – Brevard NC
The Transylvania Times
Tracy Jones, of Robbinsville, has been named Transylvania County's new director of social services, according to a press release. She will begin her role on Aug. 24. Most recently, Jones was the director of the Graham County Department of Social Services.

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