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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
(Wilkes County)

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Welcome to North Wilkesboro ...

The town of North Wilkesboro is located in Wilkes County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for North Wilkesboro: N. Wilkesboro

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Wilkesboro has a population of 4,135 people<2> (see below for details).

North Wilkesboro was established in 1891.

The community of North Wilkesboro is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: North Wilkesboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for North Wilkesboro: (336)

Websites for North Wilkesboro ...

Official Website: www.north-wilkesboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Wilkesboro had an population of 4,135 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Wilkesboro had a population of 4,245 people (which is 6.12% of the total population of Wilkes County). This makes North Wilkesboro the county's most populous community.

The population of North Wilkesboro represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,245 people, the population of North Wilkesboro increased 3.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,116 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Wilkesboro.

Communities Also Named North Wilkesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named North Wilkesboro: This one is located in Wilkes County and the other is located in Brunswick County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for North Wilkesboro.

Communities near North Wilkesboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Wilkesboro.

  • Elkin [Surry County]
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    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of North Wilkesboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<6>
  • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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    • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of North Wilkesboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of North Wilkesboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Arlington [Yadkin County]
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    • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of North Wilkesboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
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      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of North Wilkesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<6>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of North Wilkesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<6>
    • Millers Creek [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Creek
      • Millers Creek [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of North Wilkesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millers Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millers Creek<6>
    • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moravian Falls
      • Moravian Falls [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of North Wilkesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moravian Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moravian Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moravian Falls<6>
    • Mulberry [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of North Wilkesboro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Hays [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hays
      • Hays [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of North Wilkesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hays have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hays
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hays<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around North Wilkesboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Wilkesboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Wilkesboro. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Wilkesboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Wilkesboro. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for North Wilkesboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Wilkesboro ...

Looking for more information about North Wilkesboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for North Wilkesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Wilkesboro.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Wilkesboro: www.north-wilkesboro.com/

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Wilkes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Wilkesboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Wilkesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Wilkesboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Wilkesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North WilkesboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Wilkesboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1642, Longitude: -81.1458    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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