Where the Mountains Begin…
From the world-renowned Merle Fest to the idyllic views from the top of the Brushy Mountains, Wilkes County, North Carolina is a favorite destination for businesses, visitors and residents alike. Every community across the nation lays claim to a “quality of life” but if you ask the locals here in Wilkes – we’ve got it all.
You are just minutes away from some of the east coast’s best mountain biking, fishing and outdoor recreation – including a 30-minute drive to Boone, North Carolina and the many surrounding ski resorts. Residents can enjoy the Atlantic Coast in just over 4 hours drive time. Location really is everything!
For more information about events, festivals and other information please consider the following links:
Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
Wilkes County, North Carolina Government
Town of North Wilkesboro
Town of Wilkesboro
Wilkes Journal Patriot