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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:

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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

Race to replace Roger West heating up – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Race to replace Roger West heating up
Grahamstar
I've been involved at the state level in the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC); I was co-chair of the legislative goals committee, so I've been involved in legislation. Even though I've never been a legislator, I have




WNC basketball games snowed out – USA TODAY High School Sports


USA TODAY High School Sports
WNC basketball games snowed out
USA TODAY High School Sports
Monday night's Swain County at Robbinsville basketball games have been postponed by the threat of snowy weather in Western North Carolina. They have been rescheduled for Wednesday in Graham County. Athletic directors and coaches, please contact …

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Murder Suspect Says Officer Tased Him 15 Times – WLOS

Murder Suspect Says Officer Tased Him 15 Times
WLOS
ROBBINSVILLE – A Graham County man says officers punched him and used a Taser on him 15 times while he was in handcuffs. Murder suspect Jack Slaughter has filed a lawsuit against the county about his treatment back in 2012. Surveillance video of the …




An Adams Contracting grader clears a path for a pickup. – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
An Adams Contracting grader clears a path for a pickup.
Grahamstar
Greenville, South Carolina resident William Almont Carter II was driving a 2015 BMW north on NC 28 north of Robbinsville when he “ran onto ice and lost control” according to a North Carolina State Highway Patrol report. The vehicle ran off the road and




Unemployment figures for Dec. 2015 report mixed news for Asheville, Buncombe County – Mountain Xpress (blog)


Mountain Xpress (blog)
Unemployment figures for Dec. 2015 report mixed news for Asheville, Buncombe County
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Elsewhere in Western North Carolina, unemployment figures ranged from 12 percent (Graham County) to 4.3 percent (Henderson County). The largest variance in unemployment percentages between Dec. 2014 and Dec. 2015 was in Graham County, which …
Scotland's jobless rate dips for DecemberLaurinburg Exchange
Unemployment Rates Decrease Across Greater Hickory MetroWHKY

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Jobless rate lowest in seven years – The Daily Courier

Jobless rate lowest in seven years
The Daily Courier
Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.0 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.9 percent. Thirteen of the state's metro areas experienced rate decreases while one increased and one remained unchanged. Among the metro …


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