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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

“graham county” nc – Google News

GSMNP Trails Closed After Bear Attack – WLOS


WKBN.com
GSMNP Trails Closed After Bear Attack
WLOS
GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Several trails have been closed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after a bear attack. The trails are closed in the Hazel Creek section of the park. Park officials say Saturday night at about 10:30 p.m., a 16-year-old
Teen victim identified, bear sought in weekend attack in SmokiesWBIR-TV
North Carolina teen attacked by bear at campsite in Smoky MountainsWKBN.com
Several Smokies trails closed after bear attacks teenWXIA-TV
Asheville Citizen-Times
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Unemployment on rise in 97 NC counties – Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment on rise in 97 NC counties
Jacksonville Daily News
Duplin County's unemployment rate increased 0.7 percent to 6 percent in May. The county had an estimated 1,595 unemployed in its labor force of 26,617. Graham County had the highest unemployment rate in the state at 12 percent while Buncombe County …




McDowell jobless rate holds steady – McDowell News


Collection Today
McDowell jobless rate holds steady
McDowell News
The N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division released Wednesday the May unemployment figures for all 100 counties in the state. McDowell's rate for that month was 5.8 percent. The April rate for McDowell was 5.1 percent.
Cabarrus jobless rate rises to 5.3 percentIndependent Tribune

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Unemployment Jumps in Most of NC Counties – Go Blue Ridge


Ansonrecord
Unemployment Jumps in Most of NC Counties
Go Blue Ridge
Statewide, Graham County had the highest unemployment rate at 12.0 percent while Buncombe County had the lowest at 4.5 percent, but that was up from 3.9% in April. The state was quick to point out that when compared to the same month last year, not …
Anson unemployment back on the riseAnsonrecord
Vance jobless rate down from 2014Henderson Daily Dispatch

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Some alcohol permits could now be allowed in Cherokee – Smoky Mountain News

Some alcohol permits could now be allowed in Cherokee
Smoky Mountain News
For example, in Graham County, North Carolina's only dry county, voters would have to approve nearly any kind of alcohol sale. However, permits could be granted without a referendum for some purposes, such as one-time permits for special events, …




Hickory region’s jobless rate rises in May – Hickory Daily Record

Hickory region's jobless rate rises in May
Hickory Daily Record
According to Wednesday's report from the North Carolina Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division, the Hickory region's unemployment rate was 6 percent in May, up from 5.3 percent in April. The region's rate was 6.6 percent in May …

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