Wilkesboro, NC Community Magazine

With more than 69,000 residents and a location amid the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Wilkes County has built impressive industry sectors that include manufacturing and food production. The county offers a number of business advantages including open land and building sites, a suite of innovative incentive and financing programs, a 500-acre certified industrial site ready for a large user, major industrial parks, available water systems and top-notch infrastructure that includes rail service and an airport with a runway that can accommodate large jets.

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City Accolades

The vistas in Wilkes County are breathtaking. It's an incredibly beautiful county from a geographic point of view.

Carmen Daecher, resident

Wilkes County has been an excellent location for our company. There's a qualified supply of available workers and a fantastic community college system that supports us with training and education that we use frequently for our workforce.

Bill Elkin, CFO at Interflex Acquisition Company