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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

Lumber exporter in talks to buy NC plant – Greenville News

Lumber exporter in talks to buy NC plant
Greenville News
ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. – After Stanley Furniture closed its last domestic manufacturing plant this summer, a Chinese lumber exporter is raising hopes for the property, potentially bringing new jobs to hard-hit Graham County. Tide & Times Group USA, based




Black Knights taking 2-0 start in stride – Asheville Citizen-Times

Black Knights taking 2-0 start in stride
Asheville Citizen-Times
ROBBINSVILLE – Cruz Galaviz and Robbinsville belong to an exclusive club that will continue to shrink. No one in Graham County is taking that for granted. But there is still lots of work to do for one of Western North Carolina's 10 undefeated high

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Leaving Graham to make a living a long tradition – Asheville Citizen-Times

Leaving Graham to make a living a long tradition
Asheville Citizen-Times
Graham has always been sparsely populated, with only about 30 people per square mile, compared to 362 people per square mile in Buncombe County. While most counties in Western North Carolina are growing, Graham County has been losing population …




Find out where fall colors are best on new webpage – Salisbury Post

Find out where fall colors are best on new webpage
Salisbury Post
For example, driving along NC 28 and 143 in Graham County from Fontana Village to Stecoah Gap will allow visitors to see vibrant fall colors at the mid-elevation level. The webpage also includes links to webcams, maps and other useful online sources.

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Graham County News Exchange – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Graham County News Exchange
Carolina Public Press
Graham-featured ROBBINSVILLE — Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for a meetup in Graham County — the fifth in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North Carolina …

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SILVER ALERT: Graham County – WLOS


WLOS
SILVER ALERT: Graham County
WLOS
Updated: Thursday, August 28 2014, 07:38 AM EDT. SILVER ALERT: Graham County story image. The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Pirkko Annaliisa Kainulainen. Kainulainen, 74, was last seen …


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