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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

State Ramping Up Efforts to Clean Up Roadways – TWC News


TWC News
State Ramping Up Efforts to Clean Up Roadways
TWC News
NORTH CAROLINA — The amount of litter along North Carolina's roadways is on the rise. … People need to secure their debris better in the back of their pick-ups and certainly not be throwing it out,” said Bucky Jackson with Graham County Land Company.




Park officials euthanized a black bear after a hiker was attacked. Then they realized they’d killed the wrong animal. – Washington Post


Washington Post
Park officials euthanized a black bear after a hiker was attacked. Then they realized they'd killed the wrong animal.
Washington Post
The middle-aged hiker from Las Vegas set up camp on May 10 near the Spence Field Backcountry Shelter in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, a section of wilderness located in Graham County, N.C.. Bradley Veeder, 49, drifted to sleep inside his tent

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Litter removal news conference scheduled Tuesday in Duplin Co. – WNCT


WNCT
Litter removal news conference scheduled Tuesday in Duplin Co.
WNCT
ROSE HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – State transportation officials are talking about litter removal Tuesday morning in Duplin County. The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $2.27 million contract to the Graham County Land Company. The company …

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Appalachian Trail hiker attacked by bear in the Smokies – Knoxville News Sentinel


WTVD-TV
Appalachian Trail hiker attacked by bear in the Smokies
Knoxville News Sentinel
According to park spokeswoman Dana Soehn, a 49-year-old thru-hiker told Graham County, N.C., authorities he was sleeping in a tent near the Spence Field Shelter on Tuesday night when a bear bit him on the leg through the tent. The bear ran from the
Bear bites North Carolina hiker on Appalachian TrailWTVD-TV
NC hiker is attacked by bear while sleeping in tentWNCN
NC man asleep in tent attacked by bear on Appalachian TrailWSOC Charlotte
Maryville Daily Times
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Meadows wearing bullseye – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Meadows wearing bullseye
Grahamstar
Unaffiliated and Democratic voters in Graham County, along with Yancey, McDowell, Rutherford, Polk, Henderson, Buncombe, Madison, Haywood, Jackson, Transylvania, Swain, Macon, Clay and Cherokee will choose either Bryson or Hill in the primary … Hill




Time to End State-sanctioned Assaults on Our Schoolchildren – Youth Today


Youth Today
Time to End State-sanctioned Assaults on Our Schoolchildren
Youth Today
Because I practice in counties where the local school boards do not allow corporal punishment, I have not encountered it firsthand, but a recent report by NC Child, a nonprofit advocacy group, reminded me that there are about 15 districts (of the state


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