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Welcome to Wilkes County, North Carolina

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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.

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Wilkes Economic Development Corporation
213 Ninth Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
phone: (336) 838-1501
Fax: (336) 838-1693

Dan Little • President
Robin Hamby • Vice President - CFO


Most Recent Articles

Packaging Company to Expand in Wilkes County

Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that InterFlex Acquisition Company, LLC will be expanding its operations in Wilkes County. The company...

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About Us

The Wilkes Economic Development Corporation is a 501 c3 public-private partnership. The mission of the Wilkes Economic Development Corporation is to facilitate the creation of new jobs and capital investment in...

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