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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 awarded $500000 in NC rural infrastructure grants – Mountain Xpress (blog)

Graham County awarded $500000 in NC rural infrastructure grants
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III and Assistant Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Pat Mitchell announced today that the N.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 18 grants or loans totaling more than $6 …

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Snow means longer days for some WNC students – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Snow means longer days for some WNC students
Asheville Citizen-Times
North Carolina law requires students to attend school 185 days or 1,025 hours. At the same time, the law places limits on how early school systems can start the school year. Graham County schools did not have a waiver from the calendar law this year




Update: Sun, rising temperatures help clear roads – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Update: Sun, rising temperatures help clear roads
Asheville Citizen-Times
U.S./N.C. routes, clear with possible icy spots; secondary roads, clear with possible icy spots. Clay County. U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, clear. Graham County. U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, clear. Haywood County. Interstates




Update: Main roads ‘excellent, back roads ‘trouble’ – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Update: Main roads 'excellent, back roads 'trouble'
Asheville Citizen-Times
U.S./N.C. routes, clear; secondary roads, partially covered with snow and ice. Graham County. U.S./N.C. routes, partially covered with snow and ice; secondary roads, covered with snow and ice. Haywood County. Interstates, partially covered with snow

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North Carolina’s December County and Area Employment Figures Released … – Island Gazette

North Carolina's December County and Area Employment Figures Released
Island Gazette
Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.3 percent while Chatham County had the lowest at 3.8 percent. Eleven of the state's metro areas experienced rate decreases while three remained unchanged. Among the Metro areas, Rocky Mount at …




Alabama, Where Same-Sex Marriage Remains Deeply Unpopular – New York Times


New York Times
Alabama, Where Same-Sex Marriage Remains Deeply Unpopular
New York Times
The emerging national majority in favor of same-sex marriage is built on high levels of support in well-educated metropolitan areas, like Seattle, Washington, Minneapolis and Raleigh, N.C. But even in states where voters approved same-sex marriage in

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