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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

“graham county” nc – Google News

Ranlo sets itself apart with pro-liquor, anti-beer and wine vote – Gaston Gazette


Gaston Gazette
Ranlo sets itself apart with pro-liquor, anti-beer and wine vote
Gaston Gazette
Plenty of North Carolina voters have balked at the notion of allowing beer and wine sales in their city limits over the years. In only one of those alcohol-wary towns have residents used the same ballot to OK mixed beverage sales. That's what happened




Oak Valley Hardwoods, Inc. is planning to invest more than $10.1 million … – Area Development Online

Oak Valley Hardwoods, Inc. is planning to invest more than $10.1 million
Area Development Online
“We are excited about the opportunity to expand our operations into Graham County,” said Oak Valley Hardwoods CEO Jimmy Lee. “It has been a pleasure working with the Town of Robbinsville, Graham County, and the State of North Carolina, and we …




Bulldogs put injuries behind them – USA TODAY High School Sports

Bulldogs put injuries behind them
USA TODAY High School Sports
The Black Knights beat the Bulldogs, 30-21, when they met Oct. 10 at the same site of Friday's rematch – Big Oaks Stadium in Graham County. “It should be a good game and a good crowd,” Murphy coach David Gentry said. “(Robbinsville) is playing good

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Best season in 22 years for Knights – Asheville Citizen-Times

Best season in 22 years for Knights
Asheville Citizen-Times
Chances are good that the winner of next week's game in Graham County between Robbinsville and No. 4 Murphy (10-3) will represent the western region next month in Raleigh. The Bulldogs are the defending NCHSAA 1-A champs and have appeared in a …

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Lumber company to bring 114 new jobs to Graham County – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Lumber company to bring 114 new jobs to Graham County
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE – A Charlotte-based lumber company plans to bring 114 new jobs to Graham County by taking over the former Stanley Furniture factory in Robbinsville, Gov. Pat McCory announced in a statement Monday. Oak Valley Hardwoods, a subsidiary of …
Oak Valley Hardwoods to invest $10.1 million in 5 years to expand operations Lesprom Network

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New NC same-sex ‘marriage’ law spurs 6 judges to resign … more to come? – OneNewsNow

New NC same-sex 'marriage' law spurs 6 judges to resign … more to come?
OneNewsNow
Graham County's Tommy Holland said that resigning was a no-brainer immediately after he received the state-issued memo declaring that magistrates would have to abide by the new North Carolina marriage law in spite one's beliefs regarding same-sex …


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