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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

3 injured at Stanley Furniture in Graham County – Asheville Citizen-Times


WYFF Greenville
3 injured at Stanley Furniture in Graham County
Asheville Citizen-Times
Exterior of the Stanley Furniture Plant in Robbinsville, NC. Photo made Wednesday, February 14, 2007. (Photo: Citizen-Time file photo ). 3 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Three people were injured in an industrial accident this …
Official: 3 injured in plant explosionWYFF Greenville
3 hurt in explosion at NC furniture plantGreenville Daily Reflector

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NC unemployment rate remains flat at 6.4 percent – Laurinburg Exchange

NC unemployment rate remains flat at 6.4 percent
Laurinburg Exchange
The state Commerce Department reported Friday that North Carolina's unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in June, which was the same rate reported for May. That was above the national average, which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported at 6.1 …

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The road ahead: Opt-In study concludes, Corridor K debate continues – Waynesville Smoky Mountain News

The road ahead: Opt-In study concludes, Corridor K debate continues
Waynesville Smoky Mountain News
There were high hopes for the $2 million Opportunity Initiative Study at the outset: to find a clear answer for whether a four-lane highway through the remote mountains of Graham County is worth the enormous price tag and environmental damage, whether

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N.C. 107 improvements top proposed road list – The Sylva Herald

N.C. 107 improvements top proposed road list
The Sylva Herald
Area leaders decided building the missing link of a four-lane highway through Graham County trumps improvements to U.S. 64 in Cashiers that could include a roundabout at the crossroads. To get Corridor K in Graham on the list, it had to bump two projects.




Raleigh Report: Environmentalists wary as NC legislative session wraps up – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Raleigh Report: Environmentalists wary as NC legislative session wraps up
Carolina Public Press
Included on DENR's list of monitors that were slated for elimination were air toxics monitors near Asheville; ozone monitors in Canton, Waynesville and Graham County; and haze and other air quality monitors in Watauga County and a key site at Purchase …

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Corridor K: Dueling studies – Waynesville Smoky Mountain News

Corridor K: Dueling studies
Waynesville Smoky Mountain News
The N.C. Department of Transportation claims a four-lane highway is the only option that would meet the goal of bringing economic development and end the rural isolation that besets Graham County. The DOT contends a faster, safer transportation route

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