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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

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Camper who was injured by hunting dogs works to change law – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Camper who was injured by hunting dogs works to change law
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – Kadie Anderson hopes no one else ever has to suffer the terror and helplessness she experienced when her dogs were attacked by a pack of bear hunting hounds in a Graham County wilderness area in October. That's why Anderson is leading a




Asheville area acoustic music, classical, comedy, more – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Asheville area acoustic music, classical, comedy, more
Asheville Citizen-Times
J. Elwood Roberts Choral Festival: Feb. 7, 4 p.m., Moore Auditorium at Mars Hill University. Festival Choir and MHU's University Choir and Chamber Singers. The 67th festival has grown into one of the premiere choral festivals in North Carolina. 828-689

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North Carolina’s November County and Area Employment Figures Released – Island Gazette

North Carolina's November County and Area Employment Figures Released
Island Gazette
Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 11.4 percent while Chatham County had the lowest at 3.7 percent. All of the state's metro areas experienced rate decreases. Among the Metro areas, Rocky Mount at 7.9 percent experienced the highest …




Another WNC school district drops corporal punishment – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Another WNC school district drops corporal punishment
Asheville Citizen-Times
During the 2013-14 school year, Macon County schools used it 24 times, and schools in Graham County used it 22 times. Robeson, the other North Carolina school system that uses corporal punishment, used it 67 times during that same school year. Graham …




Oak Valley grant in works – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Oak Valley grant in works
Grahamstar
The Graham County commission agreed Tuesday to go ahead with a $500,000 grant that could allow Oak Valley Hardwoods to add an extra 100 workers — if the company chooses to sign off on the grant. County Manager Greg Cable said the grant would be




Graham County Schools closed until Tuesday – WHNS Greenville

Graham County Schools closed until Tuesday
WHNS Greenville
Graham County Schools in Western North Carolina will be closed Thursday and Friday after officials said the schools' electrical system sustained damage during a power surge in the Robbinsville area. The schools will also be closed on Monday Jan.


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