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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

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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

NC: Elkin Airport Project Gets State Funding – AviationPros.com

NC: Elkin Airport Project Gets State Funding
AviationPros.com
In prior years, North Carolina Department of Transportation has funded 90 percent of the safety project costs as the town has been working to upgrade its airport facility with new lighting and other safety measures, with the town provided 10 percent of




Oh, deer! Drive carefully – Asheboro Courier Tribune


Asheboro Courier Tribune
Oh, deer! Drive carefully
Asheboro Courier Tribune
RALEIGH — With the daylight hours becoming shorter and the weather getting cooler, the N.C. Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to keep an eye out for deer while on the road. … Graham County had just eight and Swain County had 10.




Indian River County man arrested on charges involving child in North Carolina – TCPalm


TCPalm
Indian River County man arrested on charges involving child in North Carolina
TCPalm
Chief Deputy Jerry Crisp of the Sheriff's Office in Graham County, North Carolina, said the allegations stem from several years ago when Smith vacationed in western North Carolina with the child and her relative. Crisp said the child accused Smith on Jan.

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Big shots at State – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Big shots at State
Grahamstar
A day that began before sunup with loading rifles, muskets, ammo and other supplies into a trailer for a 300-mile journey ended 14 hours later with Graham County 4-H Shooting Sports members being recognized as among the best marksmen in the state.




Animal Collisions Dramatically Increase as Temps Cool, Nearly 18000 Such Crashes Last Year in NC – High Country Press


High Country Press
Animal Collisions Dramatically Increase as Temps Cool, Nearly 18000 Such Crashes Last Year in NC
High Country Press
The N.C. Department of Transportation's latest study on animal collisions shows those crashes killed 14 people, seriously injured 51 others, resulted in 3,356 overall injuries, and caused nearly $136 million in property damage. “This time of year, it

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County hires Health Director – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
County hires Health Director
Grahamstar
The registered dietitian from Beaufort, North Carolina will take over the Graham County Health Dept. during the first week of November. County Manager Becky Garland was appointed interim Health Dept. director shortly after Alicia Parham resigned.


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