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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

Hunting dogs exempt from NC dangerous dog law – WCNC


WCNC
Hunting dogs exempt from NC dangerous dog law
WCNC
ROBBINSVILLE – Bear hunting dogs involved in a prolonged attack that injured a camper and her two dogs in Graham County don't fall under the state's dangerous dog law, making the owners exempt from criminal prosecution. Under North Carolina law, …

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NC magistrates resign over gay marriage rulings – The State

NC magistrates resign over gay marriage rulings
The State
Like Breedlove, Tommy Holland quit the job he held since the early 1990s. He was magistrate in Graham County, on the Tennessee line, and also earned about $52,000 a year. He, too, is Baptist. Holland, 58, said the decision to leave was tough, but simple.

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Great Smoky Mountains Dog Attack – WLOS


Asheville Citizen-Times
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.
No charges in hunting dog attack in Graham forestAsheville Citizen-Times
Hiker, 2 dogs mauled by pack of dogs in western NCWHNS Greenville

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Apodaca addresses coalition of NC mayors in Asheville – Mountain Xpress


Mountain Xpress
Apodaca addresses coalition of NC mayors in Asheville
Mountain Xpress
However, he said he sees “tremendous problems” trying to expanding such growth to rural areas such as Graham County. As Chairman of the Committee on Rules and Operations, Apodaca, a Republican, has become one of the most powerful figures in the …

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Get Involved! Forest Service Planning – Thetribunepapers

Get Involved! Forest Service Planning
Thetribunepapers
6 at the Graham County Community Center in Robbinsville; Grandfather Ranger District: Nov. 13 at McDowell Tech. Comm. College, Room 113 in Marion. As concerned sportsmen ask the US Forest Service to consider the following points for wildlife: Support




Judge resigns so he won’t have to marry gay couples – 12NewsNow.Com


12NewsNow.Com
Judge resigns so he won't have to marry gay couples
12NewsNow.Com
Reports have come from across North Carolina of magistrates stepping down because of their personal objections to same-sex marriage, but it's important to remember that more than 600 licenses have been issued in more than 60 counties, said Executive

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