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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:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Graham County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

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

Relay For Life honors 500 survivors – Grahamstar


Grahamstar
Relay For Life honors 500 survivors
Grahamstar
The dedicated volunteers of the Graham County Relay For Life organization more than reached their fundraising goal; they shattered it at the 20th annual event that raises money for cancer research, education and prevention. “Our goal was $52,000,” Co

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Fight not over for Fontana houseboats – Smoky Mountain News

Fight not over for Fontana houseboats
Smoky Mountain News
“Both Swain and Graham County have devoted substantial resources safeguarding public health and minimizing the environmental impact of floating houses,” Meadows wrote. “It would be very unwise to prefer the Board's top-down approach to removing




Hellbenders, birds in peril: Wildlife plan reveals species of concern – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Hellbenders, birds in peril: Wildlife plan reveals species of concern
Asheville Citizen-Times
They are examples of wildlife that were described as new “Species of Greatest Conservation Concern” by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, and part of the newly released Wildlife Action Plan. Species including the Blue Ridge gray-cheeked salamander

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4th of July in Southern Appalachia – Smoky Mountain News

4th of July in Southern Appalachia
Smoky Mountain News
art fr Nothing says summer more than the 4th of July, and in Western North Carolina, we celebrate Independence Day with gusto. Between majestic fireworks, sizzling hot dogs and hamburgers, cotton candy, games, live music and craft demonstrations, there

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A new voice for Southern Appalachian fiction – Smoky Mountain News

A new voice for Southern Appalachian fiction
Smoky Mountain News
In a book written about life in Madison County, North Carolina, in 1939, the author has created not only a living landscape familiar to anyone who might have lived in these Blue Ridge hills at that time, but a landscape of characters that caresses our




Roadblocks: Highway projects in WNC encounter obstacles – Carolina Public Press


Carolina Public Press
Roadblocks: Highway projects in WNC encounter obstacles
Carolina Public Press
A $383 million plan to relocate U.S. 74 in Graham County has drawn the opposition of a regional environmental group. Delays in the U.S. 19 East widening project in Yancey County have been so egregious that a bill that would levy a fine of $2,500 per

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