Water and Wastewater

Town of Wilkesboro

  • Water Treatment Capacity: 10 mgd
  • Excess Water Capacity: 2.2 mgd
  • Wastewater Treatment Capacity 5.0 mgd
  • Excess Wastewater Treatment Capacity: 1.0 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: 1.3 mgd

Capacity numbers are an approximation.

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Electricity Providers

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

EnergyUnited: 1-800-522-3793

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Natural Gas Provider

Frontier Natural Gas: 1-336-526-2690

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Communication Services

Telephone Service

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.

Business Internet

Wilkes Communications:  336-973-3103 or 800-366-8201;

YadTel Telecom: 336-463-5022

Spectrum Business: 888-438-2427

Windstream: 855-575-7625

CenturyLink Business: 866-476-9909

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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.

MunicipalityCounty RateTown RateCombined Rate
WIlkes County 0.66 n/a 0.66
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

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Government Links

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