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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

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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, NC schools closing Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. – WSPA.com


WSPA.com
Graham County, NC schools closing Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
WSPA.com
GRAHAM COUNTY (WSPA) – Graham County schools in North Carolina will close Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. because of a water main break. The district reports the water main break is in the town of Robbinsville. The Graham County School District also says it's …
Water main break forces closure of all Graham County schoolsWLOS

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“Bookies” bet on kids reading | The Graham Star – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
"Bookies" bet on kids reading | The Graham Star
Grahamstar
Seventy-one Graham County children will soon begin what could become a life-long love of reading.

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$240000 in jobs available – Grahamstar

$240000 in jobs available
Grahamstar
The Graham County EDC worked in collaboration with the NC Works Career Center, Tri-County Community College, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina to make the case for SECU expanding its contact center in Robbinsville.




NC Highway Patrol reports 9 deaths over Labor Day weekend – BlueRidgeNow.com


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NC Highway Patrol reports 9 deaths over Labor Day weekend
BlueRidgeNow.com
They occurred on N.C. 28 in Graham County, 1.3 miles northeast of Robbinsville; and N.C. 177 in Richmond County, 3.8 miles north of Dobbins Heights. Four fatal crashes took place on Saturday, on N.C. Highway 56 just west of Louisburg in Franklin County
Nine fatalities reported over Labor Day weekendAsheboro Courier Tribune
NINE DIED IN NC LABOR DAY WEEKEND CAR CRASHESWHKP

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Another WNC school district ends paddling – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Another WNC school district ends paddling
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – Macon County school officials have done away with corporal punishment, making Graham County the last Western North Carolina school district to use paddling. And Graham County schools are using corporal punishment less, according to the …
Thankfully, the Right surrenders on another “culture war” issueThe Progressive Pulse

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How much do WNC teachers really make? – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
How much do WNC teachers really make?
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – Despite raises state lawmakers say will boost average teacher pay to more than $50,000 a year, some Western North Carolina school districts will likely remain below that average. …. In Graham County, teachers receive a $100 supplement.


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