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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:

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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

Mapping targets brook trout in Graham County – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Mapping targets brook trout in Graham County
Grahamstar
Powell Wheeler and Amanda Bushon are part of a project that maps all trout populations, on public and private lands, in Western North Carolina. They are particularly hoping to find populations of the only trout native to Western North Carolina, the




Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin
Carolina Public Press
The board would be required to have two members from the town and two residents of Graham County. The bill requires agreement by the Fontana Village Resort to transfer the ownership of its power grid and the approval by the Fontana Dam Town Council …

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Triad jobless rate drops in March – Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal
Triad jobless rate drops in March
Winston-Salem Journal
In March, jobless rates, not seasonally adjusted, fell in 97 of North Carolina's counties and remained unchanged in three counties. Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.9 percent while Orange County had the lowest at 4.1 percent.




Unemployment Decreases Across The Hickory Area And State – WHKY

Unemployment Decreases Across The Hickory Area And State
WHKY
The statewide unemployment rate is now at 5.4 percent, down from 5.6 percent in February. 97 out of North Carolina's 100 counties saw their unemployment rates decrease and three counties were unchanged. Graham County has the highest unemployment …




Preliminary numbers: Craven’s unemployment rate dips in March – New Bern Sun Journal

Preliminary numbers: Craven's unemployment rate dips in March
New Bern Sun Journal
The unemployment rate in Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties fell in March, according to information released by the N.C. Department of Commerce. According to preliminary, not seasonally adjusted figures, Craven County's unemployment rate in March …

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Celebration honors Graham’s history – Smoky Mountain News

Celebration honors Graham's history
Smoky Mountain News
The celebration will focus on the construction of the Fontana Dam as well as the deep, pioneering roots of Graham County. The event will strongly focus on the people of Graham County, Western North Carolina, and elsewhere who contributed to the success …


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