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Wilkes County Profile

Demographics

Population Wilkes County:  68,557

     Town of North Wilkesboro: 4245

     Town of Ronda: 417

     Town of Wilkesboro: 3,413

Square Miles (land):   757.19

 

2017 Estimated Median Household Income:   $37,173
2017 Estimated Per Capita Income:   $21,798

 

Property Tax Rates:  

    County - $0.67

    North Wilkesboro - $0.52

    Ronda - $0.40

    Wilkesboro - $0.48 (per $100 valuation)

Climate 

Wilkes County’s climate is varied due to the wide elevation ranges present.

In the lower elevation, temperatures are as follows:

Average Annual Temperature 56°F

January Average Temperatur: 34°F  

July Average Temperature: 75°F  

Average Rainfall Per Year: 50"

Average Snowfall Per Year: 10"  

 

Elevation

North Wilkesboro:  1,190 feet above sea level

Ronda:  958 feet above sea level

Wilkesboro:  1,042 feet above sea level

Thompkins Knob, the highest point in the county, rises to 4,079 feet 

Government

Wilkes County Offices:  (336) 651-7300        

 

County Manager:  

      John Yates

 

County Commissioners

     Giddeon Keith Elmore, (Chairman)

     Eddie D. Settle, (Vice Chairman)​​

     Gary D. Blevins
     David D. Gambill, Jr.

     Brian S. Minton

     

For a complete list, contact Wilkes Chamber or Wilkes County.

Useful Numbers

 

Clerk of Superior Court 
336-667-1201

 

Dept of Social Services 
336-651-7400

 

NC Dept of Motor Vehicles 
336-838-7090

 

NC Driver’s License Office 
336-838-4725

 

NC Employment Security Comm. 
336-838-5164

 

NC License Plate Agency 
336-903-1283

 

North Wilkesboro Police Dept 
336-838-3158

Social Security Administration 
1-866-331-2298

         

United Way of Wilkes County 
 336-651-7800

 

Wilkes County Animal Shelter 

336-903-7688

 

Wilkes County Crime Stoppers 
336-667-8900

 

Wilkes County Health Dept 
336-651-7450

 

Wilkes County Public Library 
336-838-2818

 

Wilkes County Sheriff’s Dept 
336-903-7600

 

Wilkes Regional Medical Center 
336-651-8100

 

Wilkesboro Police Dept 
336-667-7277

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