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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:

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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

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Superheroes eye special day – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Superheroes eye special day
Grahamstar
Robbinsville will have more superheroes than a Marvel comic book when Graham County hosts the Far West Regional North Carolina Special Olympics Games on Friday. "Our theme for this year is superheroes with the motto, 'Within every athlete lies the …




Where’s the beef? In Robbinsville! – Grahamstar

Where's the beef? In Robbinsville!
Grahamstar
Barry Levy missed his grand opening by a year, but his Moonshiners Steakhouse has hit a bullseye with diners who long clamored for a steakhouse that serves alcoholic beverages in Graham County. Yes, you can have an adult beverage – the restaurant is …




Homes saved by firefighters – Grahamstar


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Homes saved by firefighters
Grahamstar
Firefighters from the N.C. Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service, and Stecoah, Graham County, Snowbird, Santeetlah, Meadow Branch, West Swain Fire Departments responded to the fire. Two helicopters, a scout plane, and two dozers were also used on the




Jobs situation improves again in Buncombe, WNC – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Jobs situation improves again in Buncombe, WNC
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – Unemployment rates dropped in every Western North Carolina county in February, according to figures released Wednesday by the state Department of Commerce. Rates were lower when compared to both February 2016 and January of this …

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Graham County communities evacuate as multiple wildfires continue to burn – WLOS


WLOS
Graham County communities evacuate as multiple wildfires continue to burn
WLOS
WLOS — ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. — Evacuations are underway in Graham County where multiple wildfires are burning in the Goldmine, Gladdens Creek, East Buffalo, Jordan Hill and Ryefield Communities. Graham County Public Information Office say …




China turns to western NC trees for wood flooring and furniture – Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal
China turns to western NC trees for wood flooring and furniture
Winston-Salem Journal
But those "Chinese" buyers in Western North Carolina are one charismatic man, Jimmy Lee, whose 11 mills include the old Stanley Furniture plant, once the largest employer in Graham County. Much of the lumber Lee processes there and at other facilities


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