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Wilkes County, North Carolina


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Wilkes County Courthouse is located at 500 Courthouse Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697; phone: 336-667-1201.

Wilkes County was established in 1778 from parts of Surry and Washington counties. The county is named for John Wilkes [1725-1797] a British Parliamentarian who supported the Americans quest for independence during the Revolution.

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