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 many 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.
Upgrades add to quality of life for businesses and residents
Tyson Foods expanded its chicken processing cook plant in the city
Live music, arts, local dining bring community together
Wilkesboro is rich in home construction product businesses
Students get what they need to succeed for college, careers, even the stage
Access to quality health care promotes active aging
Roaring River Vineyards becomes local "must-visit'" destination