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Welcome to North Wilkesboro!
Welcome to the official website of the Town of North Wilkesboro, NC. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our beautiful town. North Wilkesboro has a permanent year-round population of approximately 4,200 and is situated along US Highway 421, NC-268, NC-18, and NC-115.

Town Mission Statement
The Town of North Wilkesboro strives to be a progressive organization that promotes a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit while fostering a culturally rich community that folks choose to visit and call home.

The Town of North Wilkesboro offers the unique charms of a small town yet embraces technology, new development, and forward thinking ideas. North Wilkesboro has been and continues to be a vibrant economic center. It's also a community that is proud to be a leader in cultural and community attractions within the county and the region.

We encourage you to come visit us here in Wilkes County, NC, and take advantage of all that we have to offer. Merlefest will be here at the end of April and the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival in October. You can do things such as taking a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike at Stone Mountain State Park, take a trip to the lake or go mountain-biking at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, play disc golf at our public course (Highland Hills Disc Golf Course) or visit any of the other numerous public recreation locations.

Restaurants & Cultural Attractions
Our community is home to numerous restaurants and area vineyards known for their unique flair, as well as cultural attractions like our first class Art Gallery and our live community theatre group known as the Wilkes Playmakers. North Wilkesboro offers visitors the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the larger cities, while at the same time still offering many of the assets that you would find in those larger cities.

So come visit us in North Wilkesboro, NC, and discover why we love to call this place our hometown.


Contact the Town of North Wilkesboro at or feel free to call us at (336) 667-7129
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