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Time Zone: Graham County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Robbinsville is the Seat for Graham County.

Graham County was founded in 1872 and was created by taking area from CherokeeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Graham had a population of 8,001 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,993 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Graham represented 0.1% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 97th most populous county (out of 100 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,861+10.86%+10.75% since 2009
20098,001+0.1%+0.26% since 2008
20087,980-0.16%+0.82% since 2007
20007,993The Last Census

More information can be found on the Graham County Census Page for Graham County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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