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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

 Go Wilkes!