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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

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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

Graham County to lose last major manufacturer – Asheville Citizen-Times


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Graham County to lose last major manufacturer
Asheville Citizen-Times
Stanley Furniture, Graham County's top employer, will close its local plant, costing 400 jobs in an area that already suffers from some of the state's highest unemployment. -IMG5JQPPRK.1.jpg_20100704.jpg. Michael Silvers and Shenna Crisp help make …
Graham County's Stanley Furniture to closeBlueRidgeNow.com
Stanley Furniture plant shutting down, 400 to lose jobs in WNC county with The Progressive Pulse

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CPP: Stanley Furniture closing in Graham County, where unemployment is one … – Mountain Xpress (blog)

CPP: Stanley Furniture closing in Graham County, where unemployment is one
Mountain Xpress (blog)
The closing will mean the elimination of 400 jobs in the rural Western North Carolina county that, in a string of recent months, has had one of the highest unemployment rates in the state. N.C. Department of Commerce data showed that in January, the

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Watauga’s jobless rate drops – Boone Mountain Times

Watauga's jobless rate drops
Boone Mountain Times
Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.8 percent, while Orange County had the lowest at 4.4 percent. Among the metro areas, Rocky Mount at 9.6 percent experienced the highest rate, and Durham-Chapel Hill at 5.0 percent had the lowest.




Brunswick County jobless rate falls to 8-percent – State Port Pilot

Brunswick County jobless rate falls to 8-percent
State Port Pilot
Jobless rates decreased in 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties in February, increased in four counties and remained the same in one, according to the statistics from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor Division. All 14 of the state's metropolitan




County unemployment drops 0.4 percent in February – Jefferson Post

County unemployment drops 0.4 percent in February
Jefferson Post
Ashe County has the highest unemployment rate, as of February, in the High Country region at 9.1 percent, according to data released Wednesday, March 9 by the N.C. Department of Commerce. While the 0.4 percent drop sounds like good news, the labor




County unemployment drops slightly – Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News
County unemployment drops slightly
Burlington Times News
GRAHAM — Alamance County's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent in February, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division Wednesday. That's down slightly from 6.7 percent in January
February unemployment rate in county shows declineLexington Dispatch
County unemployment rates decrease for FebruaryBlueRidgeNow.com
Unemployment rate dips slightly to 7.5 percentMcDowell News
Ansonrecord -The Independent Tribune -Jacksonville Daily News
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