Wilkesboro, NC

Nestled within the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains and on the bank of the Yadkin River is the town of Wilkesboro. Outdoor recreation draws folks interested in mountain biking, birding and canoeing. The city hosts several festivals, including MerleFest, which celebrates Americana music and is held on the Wilkes Community College campus. The Tyson Foods processing plant, textile and furniture factories, and Lowe's lead the strong business climate in the area.

The Basics

Population: 3,424
Median household income: $41,999

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Median Travel Time To Work: 12 Minutes
Closest Airport: 65 Miles

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