Welcome to Wilkes County
Welcome to Wilkes County! This North Carolina mountain community is a hub of arts, music, bustling local businesses, and much more. With a completely restored historic Downtown area and incredible community events, Wilkes County is anything but a sleepy small town. Experience what Wilkes County can do for you when you choose to settle in this incredible North Carolina area!
Why Do Residents Choose Wilkes County?
Parks & Recreation
A good Parks and Recreation team is vital to ensuring residents have access to an engaging and healthy lifestyle, and the Wilkes County Parks and Recreation Department is no exception. Many people enjoy signing up for Little Leagues like Baseball, Basketball, and Soccer!
There are lots of things to see and do in Wilkes County, but many people can’t stop buzzing about the “new” Historic Downtown! You can live, shop, or play in this stellar area! With a regularly scheduled farmers market, constant Downtown events, and a bounty of places to shop and eat, Downtown Wilkesboro is definitely the spot to be!
With over 9,000 students and counting, Wilkes County is proud to be served by Wilkes County Schools. Wilkes County provides students with the right opportunities to learn and grow in the 21st century. In fact, over 31% of the schools exceeded performance expectations!
Wilkes County is in a great location for those looking to live in a vibrant small-town atmosphere but also remain connected to metropolitan living. Wilkes County is just an hour drive away from the City of Winston-Salem and is only 1 hour and 20 minutes away from the Piedmont Triad Airport!
Wilkes County at a Glance
Wilkes County Community Resources
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- COUNTY RESOURCES
- Wilkes County Government
- Town of North Wilkesboro
- Town of Wilkesboro
- High Country Council of Governments
- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
- Wilkes Economic Development Corporation
- LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSPAPERS
- The Journal Patriot
- Wilkes County Public Schools
- Wilkes Community College
- Appalachian State University (Boone)
- Stone Mountain State Park
- Wilkes BMX at Lowe’s Park
- W Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir
- Yadkin River Greenway
- Dark Mountain Trails (biking)
- Wilkes County Parks
- Appalachian Regional Libraries
- Wilkes Regional Medical Center