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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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1880 Federal Census Transcription (Partial?) Directory opens to listing of text files by page number

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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:

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

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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 …
Stanley Furniture plant shutting down, 400 to lose jobs in WNC county with The Progressive Pulse
Graham County's Stanley Furniture to closeBlueRidgeNow.com

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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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Randolph jobless rate ticks down – The Randolph Guide

Randolph jobless rate ticks down
The Randolph Guide
Anonymous The Randolph Guide The Randolph Guide Tue Apr 22, 2014, 03:51 PM EDT. ASHEBORO — The unemployment rate for Randolph County dipped .1 percent from January to February, according to figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and

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With Stanley’s closure coming, Graham’s workers, community still banking on … – Carolina Public Press

With Stanley's closure coming, Graham's workers, community still banking on
Carolina Public Press
“If you look at the scope of facilities in North Carolina, and probably the Southeast, most of those facilities are empty,” Cable said. “If you look here in Graham County and look at Stanley, you have a facility filled with a highly skilled, dedicated

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County schools lead with the rod – The Robesonian

County schools lead with the rod
The Robesonian
According to a North Carolina Department of Instruction report released this month, corporal punishment, defined as the act of deliberate infliction of pain as discipline, was used 203 times during the 2012-13 school year by nine school districts

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State adds 19400 jobs in March – The Robesonian

State adds 19400 jobs in March
The Robesonian
RALEIGH — North Carolina showed the country's second-largest increase in employment in March, when 19,400 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. North Carolina trailed only Florida as

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