Wilkes County, North Carolina Basics:

Wilkes County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 69,208
Area: 754 square miles
County seat: Wilkesboro
Area code(s) in use: 336
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 73.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
Median household income: $32,009
Persons in poverty: 22.4%
Home ownership rate: 74.0%
Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Alexander  Alleghany  Ashe  Caldwell  Iredell  Surry  Watauga  Yadkin  

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Map of the Wilkes County area

Our detail map of Wilkes County shows the Wilkes County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Wilkes County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Wilkes County Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Goshen Bridge (historical), Wade Harris Bridge

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Austin Volunteer Fire Department, Boomer Volunteer Fire Department, Brinegar Cabin, Broadway Fire Department, Brushy Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, Champion Volunteer Fire Department Main Station, Cricket Volunteer Fire Department, Ferguson Fire Department, Goshen Volunteer Fire Department, Knotville Volunteer Fire Department, Little Brushy Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, McGrady Volunteer Fire Department, Millers Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Millers Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Moravian Falls Volunteer Fire Department, Mountain View Volunteer Fire Department, Mulberry - Fairplains Fire Department, New River Mental Health Center, North Wilkesboro Fire Department, North Wilkesboro Womens Club, Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Roaring River Volunteer Fire Department, Roaring River Volunteer Fire Department Substation, Ronda Community Volunteer Fire Department, Shepherds Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department, Traphill Volunteer Fire Department Main Station, Traphill Volunteer Fire Department Substation, Wilbar Volunteer Fire Department Main Station, Wilbar Volunteer Fire Department Substation, Wilkes - Iredell Volunteer Fire Department, Wilkes Area Poultry Association Laboratory, Wilkes Art Gallery, Wilkes County Emergency Medical Services, Wilkes County Jaycees Clubhouse, Wilkes Volunteer Rescue Squad, Wilkesboro Fire Department Station 1, Wilkesboro Fire Department Station 2, Woodlawn Community Center

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Burke Cemetery, Cherry Grove Cemetery, Double Creek Cemetery, Hunting Creek Cemetery, Knobs Cemetery, Long Bottom Cemetery, Mount Sinai Cemetery, Mountain Park Cemetery, Mountlawn Memorial Park, Old Bethany Cemetery, Old Brier Creek Cemetery, Roaring Gap Cemetery, Roberts Cemetery, Saint Pauls Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Truitt Cemetery, Union Tarheel Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Cricket Census Designated Place, Fairplains Census Designated Place, Hays Census Designated Place, Millers Creek Census Designated Place, Moravian Falls Census Designated Place, Mulberry Census Designated Place, Pleasant Hill Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Adley Church, Antioch Baptist Church, Antioch Church, Arbor Grove Church, Arbor Grove United Methodist Church, Atonement Church, Basin Creek Church (historical), Beaver Creek Church, Benham Church, Bethany Church, Bethany Church, Bethany Church (historical), Bethel Branch Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church (historical), Beulah Church, Big Ivy Church, Billings Hill Church, Blue Ridge Tabernacle, Boiling Springs Church, Boomer Church, Brier Creek Baptist Church, Bullis Tabernacle Church, Calvary Church, Cane Creek Church, Center Church, Charity Church, Charity Church, Cherry Grove Baptist Church, Chestnut Grove Church, Christ Church, Christian Home Church, Congo Church, Congo Hill Church, Cool Springs Baptist Church, Covenant Church (historical), Cranberry Church, Cricket Church, Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church, Cub Creek Church, Damaseus Church, Dannel Chapel, Davis Memorial Church, Dehart Church, Dennyville Church, Double Creek Church, Dunkirk Church, Edgewood Baptist Church, Elk Church, Eshol Church, Fairview Church, Fellowship Church, First Baptist Church, Fishing Creek Arbor Church, Fishing Creek Church, Flint Hill Church, Friendly Grove Church, Friendship Church, Friendship Methodist Church, Garden Creek Baptist Church, Gordon Church, Goshen Church, Gospel Tabernacle Church, Harmony Church, Hay Meadow Church, Highland View Church, Hill Top Church, Hillcrest Church, Hinshaw Street Church, Home Church, Hunting Creek Church, Knobs Baptist Church, Laurel Hills Church (historical), Lewis Church, Lewis Fork Church, Liberty Church, Liberty Grove Baptist Church, Little Elkin Church, Little Mountain Church, Little Rock Baptist Church, Little Stone Mountain Church, Macedonia Church, Maple Grove Church, Miller Church, Mining Ridge Church, Mount Carmel Church, Mount Pisgah Church, Mount Pisgah Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Sinai Church, Mount Valley Church, Mount Valley Church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, Mount Zion Church, Mountain Valley Church, Mountain View Church, Mountain View Church, Mulberry Primitive Baptist Church, New Covenant Baptist Church, New Hope Church, New Hope Church, New Light Church, New Light Church, Northside Chapel, Oak Forest Baptist Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Level Church, Oak Ridge Church, Old 16 Church, Orange Chapel, Parks Grove Church, Pattons Ridge Church (historical), Peoples Tabernacle, Pilgrim Church, Pine View Church, Piney Grove Church, Piney Grove Church, Piney Grove Church, Piney Ridge Church, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Pleasant Grove Church (historical), Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Pleasant Home Baptist Church, Pleasant Home Church, Poplar Cove Church, Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church, Purlear Church, Rachael Church, Reddies River Church, Rickerd Chapel, Roaring Gap Church, Roaring River Church, Rock Creek Church, Rock Island Church (historical), Rock Springs Church, Rock Springs Church, Rocky Creek Church, Round Hill Church, Round Mountain Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Pauls Episcopal Church, Sandy Creek Church, Shady Grove Baptist Church, Shady Grove Church, Shoaly Branch Baptist Church, State Road Church, Stony Hill Church, Stony Ridge Church, Sweet Home Church, Temple Hill Church, Thankful Baptist Church, Union Chapel, Union Church, Union Church, Union Church, Union Church, Union Grove Church, Walker Church, Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Walnut Grove Church, Welcome Home Church, Welcome Home Church, Welcome Home Church, White Oak Church, White Plains Baptist Church, White Rock Church, Wilkes Temple, Yadkin Valley Church, Yellow Hill Church, Zion Church, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Zion Hill Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Devils Garden

  Crossings     show all on map

Browns Ford

  Dams     show all on map

Aren Beshears Dam, Bentley Dam, Deater Dam, Dwight Baity Dam, Holly Farms Lagoon Dam, Johnson Dam, K O A Dam, Laws Pond Dam, Miller Dam, Ritchie Dam, W Kerr Scott Dam, Walsh Fishing Lake Dam, Yellow Jacket Lake Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Betseys Rock Falls, Carter Falls, Cascade Falls, Little Falls, Moravian Falls

  Gaps     show all on map

Benge Gap, Boone Gap, Bumgardner Gap, Bumgarner Gap, Cove Gap, Daniels Gap, Days Gap, Gillam Gap, Handy Gap, Kilby Gap, Martin Gap, Martins Low Gap, Mulberry Gap, Pole Bridge Gap, Sheets Gap, Walker Gap, Windy Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Wilkes Regional Medical Center

  Islands     show all on map

Blairs Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Turkey Cove Pond

  Locales     show all on map

Air Bellows Overlook, Basin Coves Overlook, Baugas Mill (historical), Big R Orchards, Blood Creek Overlook, Brewers Mill (historical), Brewers Store (historical), Brinegar Cabin, Broyhills Mill (historical), Brushy Mountain Farm and Orchard, Call Mill (historical), Cascade Overlook, Churchs Mill (historical), Coffees Mill (historical), Congo, D H Orchards, Daylo, Denny Station (historical), Devils Garden Overlook, Hareapple Farm, Hays Mill, Hays Store (historical), Hendren Mill (historical), Hoots Mill (historical), Jarvis Mill (historical), Jarvis Store (historical), Kennedy Store (historical), Kilby Store (historical), Lowell Hendren Orchards, McBride Store (historical), McKinney Orchard and Gardens, Midtown Shopping Plaza, Millers Store (historical), North Wilkesboro Speedway, Northview Plaza, Oakwoods Country Club, Parker's Orchard, Parks Mill (historical), Parsons Store (historical), Pearson Store (historical), Perry Lowe Orchards, Prices Store (historical), Radical, Roberts Store (historical), Royals Mill (historical), Sheets Gap Overlook, Shepherds Mill (historical), Shepherds Store (historical), Sherman, Shoe, Summit, Templeton Store (historical), Tevepaugh Orchards, The Lump Overlook, Thomkins Knob Overlook, Warrior Creek Boat Ramp, Wells Mill (historical), West Park Shopping Center, Wilbar, Wilkes Mall

  Parks     show all on map

Bandits Roost Park, Boomer Road Access Area, Cub Creek Park, Doughton Recreation Area, Optimist Park, Rendezvous Mountain State Park, Smitheys Creek Public Use Area, Smoot Park, Stone Mountain State Park, Thurmond Chatham Wildlife Management Area, Traphill Historic District, Westwood Park, William K Newton Memorial Park, YMCA Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Abshers, Adley, Allin (historical), Antioch, Austin, Beaux (historical), Benham, Boomer, Brewers (historical), Brier Creek (historical), Brookwood, Brown (historical), Bryan (historical), Buck, Call, Chuckle (historical), Clingman, Cosfort (historical), Country Club Hills, Cricket, Cricket Park, Darby, Dehart, Dellaplane, Denny (historical), Dimmette (historical), Dockery, Doughton, East Fruitland (historical), Edgewood, Elkville, Fairplains, Ferguson, Finley Park, Fishing Creek, Fletcher (historical), Forest Hills, Fox Run, Gilreath, Goulds (historical), Halls Mills, Harley, Hay Meadow (historical), Hays, Hays Arbor, Henderson (historical), Hendrix (historical), Highland Park, Hilltop Acres, Hilorn (historical), Hunting Creek (historical), Joynes, Knollwood, Knottville, Lester (historical), Lomax, Lovelace (historical), Maple Springs, Martin (historical), Mayview Acres, McGrady, Mertie (historical), Millers Creek, Moravian Falls, Mount Pleasant, Mount Zion, Mountain Manor, Moxley, Mulberry, New Castle, New Castle (historical), Newlife (historical), North Wilkesboro, Oakdale, Oakwoods, Offer (historical), Old Gilreath, Osbornville, Parsonville, Pattons Ridge, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Ridge, Purlear, Quail Hollow Estates, Ready Branch, Roaring River, Robinet (historical), Rolling Pine Acres, Ronda, Russaw (historical), Sherwood Forest, Somers Crossroads, Springfield (historical), Spurgeon (historical), Staunton, Stokes (historical), Sunset Falls, Thankful, Traphill, Vannoy, Wallace Acres, Walsh (historical), Weatherspon (historical), Westwood Hills, Whitty (historical), Wilbar, Wildwood Park, Wilkesboro, Windy Gap, Zebra (historical), Zimmerman (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Brushy Mountains

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Holly Farms Lagoon, Laws Pond, Noname, Noname, Noname, Noname, Noname, Noname, Noname, Noname, W Kerr Scott Reservoir, Walsh Fishing Lake, Wilkes Lake, Yellow Jacket Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Bell Ridge, Bluff Ridge, Cedar Ridge, County Line Ridge, Dividing Ridge, Elk Ridge, Flat Rock Ridge, Oakley Ridge, Piney Ridge, Prevette Ridge, Scott Ridge, Wiles Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Blevins School (historical), Boomer-Ferguson School, Brocktown School (historical), Dicks Hollow School (historical), Durham School (historical), East Wilkes High School, Eller School, Fairplains School, Garden Creek School (historical), Gilreath School (historical), Holbrook School (historical), Leather Hinge School (historical), Lincoln Height School, Miller School (historical), Millers Creek High School, Miners Ridge School (historical), Mountain Valley School (historical), Mountain View School, Mulberry School, Mulberry School (historical), North High School, North Wilkesboro Elementary School, Oak Grove School (historical), Piney Ridge School (historical), Pumpkin Creek School (historical), Roaring River Elementary School, Ronda-Clingman School, Sloan Creek School (historical), Sulphur Springs Academy (historical), Thankful School, Union School, Union Township School, Walnut Grove School (historical), Walnut Grove School (historical), West High School, Wilkes Central High School, Wilkesboro Community College, Wilkesboro Elementary School, Woodlawn School, Woodward Junior High School, Wright School

  Streams     show all on map

Basin Creek, Bear Branch, Bear Den Branch, Bee Branch, Bee Tree Branch, Bell Branch, Big Branch, Big Bugaboo Creek, Big Sandy Creek, Big Warrior Creek, Blood Creek, Bowlin Creek, Brier Creek, Brooks Branch, Buckwheat Branch, Bullhead Creek, Bumgarner Branch, Bussels Creek, Camp Branch, Camp Branch, Camp Creek, Cane Creek, Caudill Branch, Cheatwood Branch, Church Branch, Clear Branch, Clercy Branch, Coal Creek, Cook Branch, Cub Creek, Darnell Creek, Dehart Branch, Dogwood Branch, Double Creek, Dugger Creek, Dugger Creek, Dungeon Creek, East Prong Roaring River, East Swan Creek, Elk Branch, Elk Creek, Fall Creek, Fish Dam Creek, Fishing Creek, Fletcher Creek, Fox Branch, Gambill Creek, Garden Creek, Gladys Fork, Grassy Fork, Grays Creek, Halls Creek, Handy Branch, Harris Creek, Hay Meadow Creek, Hoopers Branch, Huffman Branch, Hughes Branch, Jones Creek, Joshua Creek, Kilby Branch, Laurel Branch, Left Prong Stony Fork, Lewis Fork, Little Bugaboo Creek, Little Creek, Little Cub Creek, Little Dugger Creek, Little Elkin Creek, Little Fork, Little Fork Creek, Little Hunting Creek, Little Sandy Creek, Little Warrior Creek, Long Branch, Long Branch, Lousy Creek, Lovelace Creek, Matts Branch, Meadow Branch, Meadow Branch, Middle Fork Reddies River, Middle Prong Roaring River, Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Millers Creek, Moravian Creek, Muddy Branch, Mulberry Creek, Naked Creek, Noel Branch, North Fork Reddies River, North Prong Lewis Fork, Old Taylor Branch, Osborn Creek, Osborn Creek, Pegs Branch, Pike Creek, Pine Mountain Branch, Pumpkin Creek, Pumpkin Run, Purlear Creek, Quarry Branch, Ready Branch, Reddies River, Richardson Branch, Roaring River, Robbins Branch, Rock Creek, Roten Creek, Sam Branch, Sandy Creek, Shell Creek, Simmons Branch, Smitheys Creek, Snider Branch, South Fork Reddies River, South Prong Lewis Fork, Sparks Creek, Stanley Branch, Stewart Creek, Stone Mountain Creek, Stony Fork, Swan Creek, Tucker Hole Creek, Tumbling Shoals Creek, Turkey Cove Branch, Twin Branch, Twomile Branch, Warrior Creek, West Camp Branch, West Prong Moravian Creek, West Prong Roaring River, West Swan Creek, Whites Creek, Widows Creek, Wingler Creek, Wolf Branch, Wooten Creek, Yates Creek, York Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Bailey Mountain, Bald Mountain, Bald Rock Mountain, Bear Mountain, Bee Knob, Bell Knob, Bell Mountain, Berry Mountain, Brooks Knob, Browns Mountain, Bucks Peak, Bullhead Mountain, Burke Mountain, Byrd Mountain, Carters Mountain, Chestnut Mountain, Chestnut Mountain, Chestnut Mountain, Combs Knob, Dancy Mountain, Dark Mountain, Debs Knob, Deep Ford Hill, Fitches Knob, Flat Rock Knob, Flint Knob, Garner Mountain, Gill Mountain, Gobblers Knob, Grandmother Mountain, Greasy Mountain, Greasy Mountain, Green Mountain, Greenstreets Mountain, Hall Mountain, Hamby Mountain, Handy Mountain, Harris Mountain, Harrold Mountain, Hickory Mountain, Hoover Mountain, Horde Mountain, Huffman Mountain, Johnson Mountain, Judd Mountain, Little Mountain, Little Stone Mountain, Mars Mountain, Mathis Mountain, McInnis Mountain, Meditation Mountain, Miller Mountain, Nesbert Hill, Owens Knob, Parmer Mountain, Pilot Mountain, Pine Mountain, Piney Mountain, Pole Mountain, Pores Knob, Redding Mountain, Rendezvous Mountain, Rich Mountain, Rich Mountain, Ringfire Mountain, Roberts Mountain, Round Mountain, Segraves Mountain, Sharper Mountain, Sly Mountain, Smith Walker Mountain, Stone Mountain, Stoneman Mountain, The Lump, Tomkins Knob, Trealy Mountain, Tugman Mountain, Twin Knobs, Wallace Mountain, Walnut Knob, Wells Knob, Widow Mountain, Wolf Rock, Yates Knob

  Towers     show all on map

WKBC-AM (North Wilkesboro), WKBC-FM (North Wilkesboro), WSIF-FM (Wilkesboro), WWWC-AM (Wilkesboro)

  Valleys     show all on map

Adams Hollow, Cooter Hollow, Dark Hollow, Dobins Hollow, Engle Hollow, Hanging Valley,

Wilkes County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteWilkes County White population 64,77964,778  
BlackWilkes County Black population 3,0453,045
MixedWilkes County Mixed population 830830
AsianWilkes County Asian population 277276
American IndianWilkes County American Indian population 208207
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderWilkes County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 6969

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county