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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

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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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Graham swallowed 885800 pills – Grahamstar


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Graham swallowed 885800 pills
Grahamstar
In 2014, 17 western North Carolina counties ranked among the top in the state in the rate of fatal overdoses – more than 20 deaths for every 100,000 residents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Graham County had high rates of …




More total solar eclipse events planned for WNC – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
More total solar eclipse events planned for WNC
Asheville Citizen-Times
Parts of WNC will get a front row view to the celestial extravaganza, including Brevard and Rosman in Transylvania County, Sylva and Cullowhee in Jackson County, Robbinsville in Graham County and part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.




In need of flooring and furniture, China turns to WNC trees – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
In need of flooring and furniture, China turns to WNC trees
Asheville Citizen-Times
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




School closings, delays for March 14 – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
School closings, delays for March 14
Asheville Citizen-Times
Winter weather overnight and into Tuesday is leading some Western North Carolina school systems to announce delays and closures. Closed on Tuesday: … Graham County Schools began dismissing students at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Haywood County …

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Study: Anson has the eighth lowest tax burden in North Carolina – Ansonrecord

Study: Anson has the eighth lowest tax burden in North Carolina
Ansonrecord
Anson County residents have one of the lowest tax burdens in North Carolina, a recent report shows. According to a study conducted by smartasset.com, Anson ranks eighth in the state and 1,420th nationally. Graham County has the lowest tax burden in the …




North Carolina May Soon Allow Legit Sunday-Morning Brunch Just Like a Grown-Up State! – The Independent Weekly


The Independent Weekly
North Carolina May Soon Allow Legit Sunday-Morning Brunch Just Like a Grown-Up State!
The Independent Weekly
We believe a number of counties will want this new option for their citizens and guests," Lynn Minges, NCRLA President and CEO, said in a statement. Currently, just one North Carolina county is considered "dry." (Solidarity with Graham County, y'all.).
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