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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

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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

Murder charges dropped against Graham County man – WLOS

Murder charges dropped against Graham County man
WLOS
(FILE) Surveillance footage of Jackie Slaughter at the Graham County Sheriffs Department. Murder charges against Slaughter were dropped the court ruled the use of the stun gun, as seen in the video, caused damage to Slaughter's memory, making it …




Environmental spill has EPA & others investigating in Robbinsville – WLOS


WLOS
Environmental spill has EPA & others investigating in Robbinsville
WLOS
WLOS — GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Robbinsville residents are being advised not to drink or cook with town water. It's due to a gasoline spill into a creek that runs through town. The EPA has crews out cleaning up the spill and testing the water and air

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Wilderness in Graham County – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Wilderness in Graham County
Asheville Citizen-Times
Fog blankets the valley beneath the Maple Springs Observation Point. The five-mile road leading to the outlook lies to the east of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. Under one wilderness alternative, the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock area would extend




Houseboat owners raising legal funds to challenge sunset provision – Smoky Mountain News

Houseboat owners raising legal funds to challenge sunset provision
Smoky Mountain News
Sophia Paulos, the new economic development director for Graham County, said just the talk about the sunset provision was already having an impact in Graham County's property tax revenue. With an annual budget of about $6 million, she said … “In




NC 105 Widening & Other Key WNC Projects To Be In Next State Transportation Plan – High Country Press

NC 105 Widening & Other Key WNC Projects To Be In Next State Transportation Plan
High Country Press
Constructing U.S. 74, also known as Corridor K, from N.C. 143 north of Cheoah to N.C. 28 at Stecoah in Graham County (includes Appalachian Development Highway System funding), which will improve travel between Graham County and important …

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Fuel leak taints creek – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Fuel leak taints creek
Grahamstar
The leak prompted the Graham County Department of Public Health to issue a precautionary “recommendation to not use municipal water for consumption purposes” on Wednesday pending results of water quality tests. By late Thursday afternoon, most


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