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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:

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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 County sheriff bans sex offenders from church – WCNC


WCNC
Graham County sheriff bans sex offenders from church
WCNC
ROBBINSVILLE, N.C. – A sheriff in one of North Carolina's smallest counties told sex offenders they can't attend church services, citing a state law meant to keep them from day care centers and schools. Sheriff Danny Millsaps, in Graham County, told
North Carolina Sheriff Danny Millsaps Tells Sex Offenders They Can't Go To Huffington Post
Sheriff bans sex offenders from churchUSA TODAY
North Carolina sheriff bans sex offenders from churchmyfox8.com
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Preachers split over NC sheriff’s church ban for sex offenders – Fox News


Fox News
Preachers split over NC sheriff's church ban for sex offenders
Fox News
Preachers in a rural North Carolina county are split on a sheriff's edict banning sex offenders from attending Sunday church services. Graham County Sheriff Danny Millsaps last month sent letters to the 20 registered sex offenders in the sparsely
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Danny Millsaps, N.C. sheriff, tries to ban sex offenders from churches – Washington Times


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Danny Millsaps, N.C. sheriff, tries to ban sex offenders from churches
Washington Times
Sheriff Danny Millsaps, in Graham County, North Carolina, sent a letter to the 20 registered sex offenders in his county to inform them that they are no longer welcome to attend church services where children are present. (North Carolina Sheriffs
North Carolina sheriff writes letter to sex offenders, says they cannot attend whnt.com
​NC Sheriff Bans Sex Offenders From ChurchAdventist Review
North Carolina Sheriff Tells Sex Offenders They Can't Attend Church, Local The Inquisitr

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Raleigh Report: Updated county-by-county, town sales tax plan analysis … – Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Updated county-by-county, town sales tax plan analysis
Carolina Public Press
RALEIGH — In case you're keeping count, the total number of state Senate bills filed in the 2015 session of the N.C. General Assembly is up to 711. The number of state House bills is at a mere 400, but keep in mind that the House has a later deadline

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Crime rates at Buncombe schools among highest in state – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Crime rates at Buncombe schools among highest in state
Asheville Citizen-Times
Asheville City Schools reported 37 offenses. Graham County Schools in far Western North Carolina was among five systems to report zero offenses. School systems are required by law to report 16 types of crimes and violence that happen on school property.




Unemployment rises in Ashe County – Jefferson Post

Unemployment rises in Ashe County
Jefferson Post
… in 98 of North Carolina's counties, including Ashe, in January and decreased in two. Ashe County's unemployment rate increased by .9 percent to 7.0 in January, up from 6.1 percent in December 2014. Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at …

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