Pages Navigation Menu

Welcome to Wilkes County, North Carolina

We’re glad you stopped by. If you are a site selector, or a business looking to locate here you can search for available buildings and sites or browse pertinent information. If you’re a visitor, or thinking about relocating to the community, try browsing “Live Here.” Or, simply give us a call and ask how we can assist you.

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.

Connect With Us

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


Most Recent Articles


Wilkes County has some of the best music in the country passing through town....

Read More

Quarterly Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter will keep you up-to-date with all the local Wilkes...

Read More