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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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Graham County Drug And Weapons Bust – WLOS


WLOS
Graham County Drug And Weapons Bust
WLOS
GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A Graham County couple faces multiple charges in what investigators call one of the biggest marijuana grow operations ever in the county. Kevin Vanover, 35, and Meredith Yates, 40, are charged with possession of marijuana with …




Bear harvest is off 16 percent, despite baiting being allowed for first time – North Carolina Sportsman


North Carolina Sportsman
Bear harvest is off 16 percent, despite baiting being allowed for first time
North Carolina Sportsman
Colleen Olfenbuttel, a biologist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission who oversees the black bear program, said a huge acorn crop last fall that dropped the deer harvest precipitously, was probably the biggest factor in the lower bear harvest




Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Raleigh Report: Act 2 of the NC legislature set to begin
Carolina Public Press
The board would be required to have two members from the town and two residents of Graham County. The bill requires agreement by the Fontana Village Resort to transfer the ownership of its power grid and the approval by the Fontana Dam Town Council …

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Local investors buy Tapoco Lodge, in Graham County, NC – Knoxville News Sentinel


Knoxville News Sentinel
Local investors buy Tapoco Lodge, in Graham County, NC
Knoxville News Sentinel
The auction price is believed to be one of the largest real estate sales of its type in Graham County history. Built in 1930, the lodge offers guests outdoor activities including hiking, fishing and white-water canoeing and rafting on the banks of the




Triad jobless rate drops in March – Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal
Triad jobless rate drops in March
Winston-Salem Journal
In March, jobless rates, not seasonally adjusted, fell in 97 of North Carolina's counties and remained unchanged in three counties. Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 13.9 percent while Orange County had the lowest at 4.1 percent.




Marijuana operation, arsenal seized – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Marijuana operation, arsenal seized
Grahamstar
… during a traffic stop conducted by North Carolina State Highway Patrol officers on Shepherds Creek Road last Wednesday in connection with a felony larceny charge involving a stolen dulcimer that was located in a pawnshop outside of Graham County.


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