Local Links

  1. Community Resource / Miscellaneous
  2. Education
  3. Festivals / Entertainment
  4. Government
  5. Recreation / Attractions
  6. Utilities / Phone / Cable

Camping for MerleFest

Sponsored by the North Wilkesboro Fire Department, find great camping location for MerleFest, which provides a bus ride straight to the festival and back.

Find camping for MerleFest via the North Wilkesboro Rotary and Fire Department website.

Available Commercial, Industrial & Business Spaces

Check out available land, properties, and buildings throughout North Wilkesboro.

Explore Wilkes 

Explore Wilkes is a site that offers a view of all that Wilkes has to offer. Get information on:

  • Entertainment
  • Events
  • Festivals
  • Quality of Life
  • Recreational Activities

Check out Explore Wilkes to learn more about our area.

Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership

Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership, Incorporated is a non-profit nationally accredited Main Street community and organization dedicated to promoting the historic preservation, protection, culture, and use of North Wilkesboro's traditional downtown district.

It receives funds through grants and donations, and fund raising projects like our Holiday Home Tour. It employs a part-time director and is governed by a board of volunteers. Some of these board members are not residents of North Wilkesboro, but are county residents that understand the importance of an attractive and thriving downtown area to the overall economic health of the county. They know that such a downtown aids in the recruitment of businesses and industries, vacationers, retirees, and others seeking to relocate.

Learn more from the Downtown North Wilkesboro website.

Livability Wilkes 

Livability Wilkes is a magazine for economic development and tourism.

Visit the Livability website.

North Wilkesboro Weather 

Check the local weather and get the seven day forecast!

The Health Foundation 

The Health Foundation is a non profit 501(c) (3) organization with a mission of improving the health and well being of the citizens of our area. Our vision includes, without limitation, Community Partnership, Education, and Donor Rights.

Visit the Health Foundation website.

Wilkes Chamber of Commerce

The Wilkes Chamber of Commerce is an organization that has a mission of promoting economic development and striving to enhance the quality of life for all Wilkes County citizens. The Wilkes Chamber of Commerce is an active partner with the Town of North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Economic Development Corporation, Wilkes County, and Town of Wilkesboro.

Visit the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce website.

Wilkes County Public Library 


Contact the Wilkes County Public Library at 336-838-2818


Monday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Visit the Wilkes County Library website.

Wilkes Economic Development Corporation (EDC)

The Wilkes EDC is a non-profit Economic Development Corporation charged with recruiting new businesses, retaining and expanding current businesses, and promoting entrepreneurship within Wilkes County. The Wilkes EDC works closely with the Town's of North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro, and Ronda to bring jobs to Wilkes County.

Visit the Wilkes Economic Development Corporation website.

Wilkes Regional Medical Center 

Wilkes Regional Medical Center (WRMC) was established to care for the sick and injured. Its mission is to strive to provide comprehensive, high quality and cost effective health care to the citizens of Wilkes County and surrounding areas.

Visit the Wilkes Regional Medical Center website.

Wilkes Smart Start

Wilkes Smart Start has a mission to develop services for children before they enter Kindergarten that will prepare them to be healthy and ready to succeed. Smart Start is a partnership of agencies coming together to develop programs, such as offering childcare services at the same facility where parents can get their adult high-school diploma & job training!

YMCA Express 

An adult-only facility, the Wilkes Express YMCA is located at 1918 West Park Drive. The Y includes a comprehensive Wellness Center with on-duty staff, group exercise programs, walking track and SilverSneakers® classes.

Visit the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina website.