New Home Communities in Wilkesboro

Wilkesboro is a sample representative of the very best of what Wilkes County has to offer. Small town living is what this town is all about. The historic district, which houses the iconic landmark – Wilkes County Courthouse, is perhaps what it is known for. However, the town is more than just a beautiful historic district.

It is a Saturday afternoon, grab the family and head to Yadkin River. Outdoor treasure awaits there. Visitors can rent canoes, boats, river tubs and kayaks and go on guided tours. You can also rent equipment and go for sport fishing in the river.

You will sure like the Merlefest which takes place once a year at Wilkesboro Community College. The festival celebrates music and features a variety of folk, bluegrass and rock bands – running for three days straight. The Yadkin Valley Gymnastics Academy teaches and encourages kids to engage in gymnastics, cheerleading and tumbling. Enroll your kid here to help nurture that hidden talent.

The economic development department of Wilkesboro has been efficient and instrumental in providing all sorts of assistance to entrepreneurs and business startups. The town, which was founded on a manufacturing background, has diversified its economic backbone; thanks to small businesses. It is the only town in the county which currently enjoys a lower than national and state average unemployment rate and cost of living. Most residents of the town are employed in the nearby cities like North Wilkesboro, Elkin and Lenoir with the farthest being only 30 minutes away. Top employers in the region are; Lowe’s, Interflex Group Inc., and Tyson.

With a fairly stable economy comes an expanding housing market and real estate industry. There are a number of new home builders in the city, some of who are nationally recognized such as Clayton Homes and Oakwood Homes. Buyers looking for space can find 4 bedroom homes with floor spaces of up to 3200 square feet going for the high 400s. If you are on a budget, there’s no need to worry, Wilkesboro has you covered. The outer pockets of the city has some great deals of 2 and 3-bedroom homes with floor spaces of up to 1800 square feet going for the low and mid-200s.

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