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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

Graham County deputies warn of counterfeit bills – WLOS


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Graham County deputies warn of counterfeit bills
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GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Graham County deputies are warning businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit bills that are being passed around. Deputies said the calls have been about $10 and $20 bills, which they said are poor quality and …

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Graham County authorities searching for escaped inmate | WLOS – WLOS


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Graham County authorities searching for escaped inmate | WLOS
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The Graham County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert after an inmate escaped early Wednesday morning. Authorities say Brian Reece Edwards, 50, escaped …
Inmate escapes jail in Graham Co.WSPA.com

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Garland new county manager – Grahamstar


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Garland new county manager
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Graham County Finance Officer Rebecca “Becky” Garland, who served four administrators in seven years, was named county manager Tuesday by the Board of County Commissioners. “We need a county manager that stays longer,” said Garland, who …

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Trail of Tears section identified on Fort Hill – Grahamstar

Trail of Tears section identified on Fort Hill
Grahamstar
The discovery of a section of the “road” used by U.S. Government soldiers to remove Cherokee Indians from North Carolina to Oklahoma in 1838 occurred when an archaeologist was reviewing aerial photographs online. “The archaeologist looking on Google




Proposed changes to the 2017-2018 hunting seasons in N.C. | WLOS – WLOS


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Proposed changes to the 2017-2018 hunting seasons in N.C. | WLOS
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You can help decide the future of hunting and fishing for the 2017-2018 seasons in North Carolina.The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold a public …
Wildlife Commission public hearingThe Mountaineer

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High-speed looks possible – Grahamstar

High-speed looks possible
Grahamstar
"By taking action and talking with our neighboring counties, Graham County has inspired what's becoming a regional effort to bring reliable high-speed Internet access to Western North Carolina," Sophia Paulos told county commissioners Tuesday evening.


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