Water and Wastewater
Town of Wilkesboro
- Water Treatment Capacity: 10 mgd
- Excess Water Capacity: 2.5 mgd
- Wastewater Treatment Capacity 4.9 mgd
- Excess Wastewater Treatment Capacity: .83 mgd
Town of North Wilkesboro
- Water Treatment Capacity: 4.2 mgd
- Excess Water Capacity: 1.0 mgd
- Wastewater Treatment Capacity: 2.0 mgd
- Excess Wastewater Treatment Capacity: .872 mgd
Capacity numbers are an approximation.
Duke Energy: 336-667-1141 or 1-800-769-3766
Blue Ridge Energy: 800-451-5474
Surry Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation: 336-356-8241 or 800-682-5903
Natural Gas Provider
Frontier Natural Gas: 1-336-526-2690
Wilkes Communications: 336-973-3103 or toll-free 877-973-3104.
CenturyLink: 336-246-1001 or 336-651-8997 or toll-free 800-366-8201.
Spectrum: 855-757-7328 or 888-438-2427.
Cellular Telephone Service
Carolina West Wireless: 336-973-5000 or 800-253-5007
They offer cellular towers throughout Wilkes County for their customers and for customers of all other major carriers.
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Local Tax Rates
The local tax base of Wilkes County is comparatively low, making the region an affordable destination. The tax base for the county is figured at $.66/$100 of valuation.
For information on state taxes
The following table outlines tax rates for the three municipalities in Wilkes County.
|Municipality||County Rate||Town Rate||Combined Rate|
|Town of North Wilkesboro||0.66||0.52||1.18|
|Town of Wilkesboro||0.66||0.48||1.14|
|Town of Ronda||0.66||0.35||1.01|