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Welcome to Wilkes County, North Carolina

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Wilkes County is located along US-421 – a major four-lane freeway, 30 minutes east of Boone, North Carolina and just 20 minutes to I-77 and under an hour to I-40. Approximately 90 minutes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Piedmont Triad International Airport. Wilkes County also has one of the best small-town general aviation airports in North Carolina.

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Wilkes Economic Development Corporation
213 Ninth Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
phone: (336) 838-1501
Fax: (336) 838-1693

LeeAnn Nixon • President
Robin Hamby • Vice President - CFO


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