Wilkes County Public Library offers Genealogy Research Room, Wilkes County Heritage - North Carolina, "Historical Sketches of Wilkes County”, the Roster of Revolutionary Gravesites of Soldiers, Patriots, & Ancestors buried in North Carolina, North Wilkesboro, The First Hundred Years 1890-1990, and access to Ancestry.com, a genealogy research database containing 5 billion records. 215 Tenth St., North Wilkesboro NC 28659. (336)838-2818
A Genealogy Collection & newspaper archives are available in Wilkes Community College Library located at 1328 South Collegiate Drive in Wilkesboro NC 28697.
Wilkes County, North Carolina, celebrated its 230th Birthday in 2008. The Save Our History committee producced a video documentary that captures historical landmarks & relates first person accounts of historical events as part of the Preserve America Community project. The DVD documentaries are available in the Wilkes County Public Library, Wilkes Heritage Museum (located at 100 East Main St. in Wilkesboro NC 28697), & Wilkes Community College Library.