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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

Earthquakes rattle NC and Eastern TN – WNCN


WNCN
Earthquakes rattle NC and Eastern TN
WNCN
Another earthquake also hit in Eastern Tennessee near the North Carolina border just west of Graham County. That quake was measured as a magnitude 2.6. According to the USGS, moderately damaging earthquakes strike the inland Carolinas every few …

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Corporal Punishment, a Dying Practice in NC Schools – WCQS


WCQS
Corporal Punishment, a Dying Practice in NC Schools
WCQS
In a written statement, Graham County Public Schools attorney Ellen Davis said “it appears that students and parents may be opting for corporal punishment more as a cultural decision.” Tom Vitaglione, of NC Child, a state youth advocacy group, agrees




Freshman powering Robbinsville softball team – USA TODAY High School Sports


USA TODAY High School Sports
Freshman powering Robbinsville softball team
USA TODAY High School Sports
That's how a freshman ends up leading Western North Carolina in batting average. Still, even Knight … Knight is the daughter of Robbinsville coach Billy Knight – who had formerly headed up the Graham County school's baseball program. She bats from

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Angry signs in the wilderness – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Angry signs in the wilderness
Carolina Public Press
“I don't have any statistical data, but I'd say 95 percent of the county is opposed to wilderness,” said former Graham County economic development director Andy Cable who has been an outspoken critic of wilderness designation in the far western county




Health-related events, classes, more around Asheville – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Health-related events, classes, more around Asheville
Asheville Citizen-Times
GRAHAM COUNTY MINI RESOURCE FAIR: April 26, 6-8 p.m., Graham County Community Room, 196 Knight St., Robbinsville. Learn about …. For anyone in the Madison County area who has lost a loved one. www.hotspringshealth-nc.org. ESSENTIAL …

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Far western NC real estate trends point upward – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Far western NC real estate trends point upward
Asheville Citizen-Times
"Graham County was the only Western North Carolina county to see population losses due to net out-migration over this five-year time period." However, population aging had significant impacts on these counties, Tippett said. "With the exception of


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