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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

Great Smoky Mountains Dog Attack – WLOS


WLOS
Great Smoky Mountains Dog Attack
WLOS
A Graham County Sheriff's Deputy says hunting dogs don't usually attack people or pets. He calls this a horrible accident, but, he also warns that hikers may run into a situation where hunting dogs can chase large game, like bears, through campsites.




Visiting Our Past: Cultural series begins with Cherokee – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Visiting Our Past: Cultural series begins with Cherokee
Asheville Citizen-Times
According to T.J. Holland, cultural resources supervisor for the Eastern Band of Cherokee, “Linear time — it's a uniquely American mindset.” In contrast, other cultures, such as the Cherokee, see the past as being interwoven into everything that is




Economic growth in Robbinsville hidden among NC mountains – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Economic growth in Robbinsville hidden among NC mountains
WRAL.com
Robbinsville, N.C. — While North Carolina's unemployment rate has dropped in recent years from its double-digit highs during the depths of the recession, some communities are still struggling. Graham County in the southwest corner of the state, for

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Man sentenced for illegally hunting deer, black bears and hogs in Nantahala … – Charlotte Observer

Man sentenced for illegally hunting deer, black bears and hogs in Nantahala
Charlotte Observer
Prosecutors said David Chadwick Crisp of Graham County and conspirators used such illegal hunting techniques as spotlights, bear-baiting with chocolate and equipping a bait barrel with a dog collar that could then be used to track the bear. The men

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Coulter Regional Leadership Academy at WCU announces members of 2014-15 … – Cherokee One Feather

Coulter Regional Leadership Academy at WCU announces members of 2014-15
Cherokee One Feather
… Bill Barker (Haywood County), owner of B. Barker Construction; Ethan Clapsaddle (Swain County), program specialist for the Museum of the Cherokee Indian; Benjamin Davis (Graham County), teacher at Robbinsville High School; Ryan Hanchett (Macon




OUTDOORS: Smoky Mountains are worth the trip – Fredericksburg.com

OUTDOORS: Smoky Mountains are worth the trip
Fredericksburg.com
During an earlier visit to Fontana Village Resort in Graham County, N.C., hundreds of Mini Cooper enthusiasts were gathered for several days of road raves. Trout, bears and moonshine are all part of the Smoky's folklore and one fun, mildly challenging


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