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Wilkes County, NC

Wilkes County, North Carolina, 1857
WILKES COUNTY, situated in the northwest part of North Carolina, and traversed by Yadkin river. Area, 864 square miles. Face of the country, uneven and mountainous; soil, fertile. Seat of justice, Wilkesborough. Pop. in 1820, 9,967; in 1830, 11,942; in 1830, 12,577; in 1850, 12,099. (Fanning's, 1853)


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