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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

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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

Subject of 2012 murder investigation accused of assaulting man with knife – WLOS


WLOS
Subject of 2012 murder investigation accused of assaulting man with knife
WLOS
GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A Graham County man, who had murder charges dropped in 2016 after video surfaced of him being repeatedly tased by deputies, is now accused of assaulting a man with a knife. Deputies arrested 54-year-old Jackie …
No civil rights violationsGrahamstar

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Formula for new school bond proposal would benefit each WNC district differently – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Formula for new school bond proposal would benefit each WNC district differently
Carolina Public Press
By comparison, Graham County, which is seeing a decline in its school-age population, would receive $626,459 based on its ADM and another $205,923 because of its status as a low-wealth county. But the biggest payout in the bond would be Graham's …




WCU study predicts uptick in summer tourism for WNC – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
WCU study predicts uptick in summer tourism for WNC
Asheville Citizen-Times
Among the reasons for the increase, the students said, is the second year of the Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino in Murphy and the continuing popularity of Graham County attractions of Tapoco Lodge and Fontana Village. … Among the factors are




Special Olympics put on ‘super’ show – The Cherokee Scout


The Cherokee Scout
Special Olympics put on 'super' show
The Cherokee Scout
It went off as planned,” said Kristy Cable, director of special programs for Graham County Schools. “Everyone came together and did … We went all out for it because it is part of Special Olympics North Carolina.” And Graham County went all out for

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Robbinsville man charged in knife attack – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Robbinsville man charged in knife attack
Asheville Citizen-Times
MURPHY – A Robbinsville man who won a court settlement with Graham County after being repeatedly shocked with a Taser while in sheriff's custody in 2012 was arrested Monday and charged in a knife attack. Jackie Slaughter, 54, was charged Monday with




Graham County communities evacuate as multiple wildfires continue to burn – WLOS


WLOS
Graham County communities evacuate as multiple wildfires continue to burn
WLOS
WLOS — ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. — Evacuations are underway in Graham County where multiple wildfires are burning in the Goldmine, Gladdens Creek, East Buffalo, Jordan Hill and Ryefield Communities. Graham County Public Information Office say …


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