Graham County, NC
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Graham was formed in 1872 from Cherokee. It was named in honor of William A. Graham, United States Senator, Governor of North Carolina, Secretary of the Navy, and a Confederate States Senator. It is in the western section of the state and is bounded by the state of Tennessee and Cherokee and Swain counties. The present land area is 291.58 square miles and the 1990 population was 7,196. The first meeting of the county commissioners was ordered to be held at King & Cooper's store; commissioners were named to lay out a town as a county seat. The county seat is Robbinsville.
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The Graham County Coordinator is Crystal
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