Alexander - Established in 1847 out of Iredell and Wilkes Counties
Ashe - Established in 1799 out of Wilkes County
Caldwell - Established in 1841 out of Burke and Wilkes Counties
Watauga - Established out of Caldwell, Wilkes and Yancey Counties in 1849
The Wilkes Genealogical Society, Inc. was established by a local small group of interested people in 1967. Since that time, the Society has published various types of genealogical materials and continues to collect and provide citizens with a wide array of materials for research endeavors. These materials are housed at the Wilkes County Public Library.
The Wilkes County Public Library is located at 215 Tenth Street, North Wilkesboro, NC.
WGS operates on the same schedule as the Wilkes Co. Library
Monday - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday - 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The Library is closed for all major holidays, and the first Saturday in October for the Annual Apple Festival. Additional information may be acquired through the Wilkes County Library Web Site that is listed under Links in this web site.