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Welcome to Wilbar ...

Wilbar is located in Wilkes County<1>.

Wilbar is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Wilbar: (336)

Communities near Wilbar ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilbar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<4>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilbar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<4>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilbar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<4>
  • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Wilbar
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
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      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Wilbar
      • 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<4>
    • Purlear [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purlear
      • Purlear [Wilkes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Wilbar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purlear have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purlear
    • Millers Creek [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Creek
      • Millers Creek [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilbar
      • 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<4>
    • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Wilbar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Mulberry [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Wilbar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Cricket [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cricket
      • Cricket [Wilkes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Wilbar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cricket have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cricket

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 Wilbar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wilbar.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wilbar. 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 Wilbar.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wilbar. See our Newspapers Page for Wilbar.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wilbar ...

Looking for more information about Wilbar? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wilbar, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wilbar.

Adding Wilbar to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wilbar in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wilbar was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wilbar on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wilbar on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Wilkes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wilbar. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wilbar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wilbar) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wilbar. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilbarOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilbar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2446, Longitude: -81.2985    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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