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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

Local investors buy Tapoco Lodge, in Graham County, NC – Knoxville News Sentinel


Knoxville News Sentinel
Local investors buy Tapoco Lodge, in Graham County, NC
Knoxville News Sentinel
The auction price is believed to be one of the largest real estate sales of its type in Graham County history. Built in 1930, the lodge offers guests outdoor activities including hiking, fishing and white-water canoeing and rafting on the banks of the




After Stanley’s demise, Charlotte company sets sights on Graham County – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
After Stanley's demise, Charlotte company sets sights on Graham County
Carolina Public Press
“It has been a pleasure working with the town of Robbinsville, Graham County, and the state of North Carolina, and we appreciate the support we have received. We plan on moving into the old Stanley Furniture building quickly and look forward to a …




County jobless rate declines – Richmond County Daily Journal

County jobless rate declines
Richmond County Daily Journal
Despite having the highest yearly drop of 3.8 percent, neighboring Scotland County has the state's second-highest unemployment rate, 10.2 percent, behind Graham County's rate of 11.2 percent. Edgecombe County rounded out the top three at 10.1 percent.

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NC wildlife board looks into criticism of agency’s officers – News & Observer


News & Observer
NC wildlife board looks into criticism of agency's officers
News & Observer
But the majority of Monday's meeting in Graham County was devoted to airing complaints about a bear-poaching undercover investigation that ran for four years before it ended nearly two years ago. Operation Something Bruin was conducted by the North …

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Hunters Claim Entrapment In Bear Hunting Bust – WLOS


Asheville Citizen-Times
Hunters Claim Entrapment In Bear Hunting Bust
WLOS
In 2013, "Operation Something Bruin" placed undercover officers with hunters to stop the illegal killing of black bears in North Carolina and Georgia. But hunters told House committee members it was the undercover officers who killed the bears, then
House committee investigates bear poaching stingAsheville Citizen-Times

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Black Knights bring it home – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Black Knights bring it home
Asheville Citizen-Times
The Black Knights (16-0) departed Raleigh with their Western North Carolina-best 13th state title and first since 1992. The Graham County team is now 13-1 in all-time NCHSAA championship game appearances. The previous school record for single-season …

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