The Wilkes Chamber of Commerce and the two
towns, Wilkesboro and
North Wilkesboro, work in unison to
advance the area's economic growth. They have been successful in recruitment of new industry and expansions
of several major businesses.
Several factors have helped bring business to wilkes County--trained work force with strong work ethics,
excellent quality of life, abundance of land and transportation and low operating costs.
Wilkes is the home of Lowes Companies,
Tyson Foods, ABTCo, Ladd Furniture, Ansell Golden Needles, Gardner and Carolina Mirror Companies,
along with several other furniture manufacturers, textile operations, and wood product suppliers.
For more information on employment & labor, government, population, tax structure and transportation,
contact the Wilkes Economic Development
Corporation at (336)838-1501.