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Area Overview

Wilson, North Carolina has a population base of 70,000 full of southern charm, wonderful attractions, a diverse economy, historic downtown with rich historic efforts and preservation. Home to the World's Largest Tobacco Market, Sequoia RedWood Trees, North Carolina's only Gigabit City, Eastern North Carolina Barbecue, the East Coast's Largest Antique Market and "Whirligigs". While planning your visit or retirement please contact the Wilson Visitors Center located in Historic Downtown Wilson in a 1916 Bungalow at 209 Broad Street 800-497-7398.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Wilson is home to five area museums, African American Museum, North Carolina Baseball Museum, Children's Museum, Coastal Plain Museum, Confederate Military Hospital. Outdoor concerts from May through September, First Friday on the Lawn events in historic downtown. Collegiate Baseball Team play April through August. Annual Festivals Wilson Whirligig Festival and Eyes On Main Street Festival, activites with the Wilson County Fairgrounds, four gardens including Wilson Botanical Gardens, Children's Secret Garden, Stem Garden and the All America Wilson Garden, Theatre, Professional performances, home of Barton College, Wilson Community College and more.

Cultural Activities





Five Museums, Theatre performances, Live Music and concert series, symphony, collegiate baseball, disc golf, tennis, swimming, lakes, baseball, world class soccer events, four golf facilities, trails, campgrounds, nature trails and more

Attractions






Wilson is home to five area museums, African American Museum, North Carolina Baseball Museum, Children's Museum, Coastal Plain Museum, Confederate Military Hospital. Outdoor concerts from May through September, First Friday on the Lawn events in historic downtown. Collegiate Baseball Team play April through August. Annual Festivals Wilson Whirligig Festival and Eyes On Main Street Festival, activites with the Wilson County Fairgrounds, four gardens including Wilson Botanical Gardens, Children's Secret Garden, Stem Garden and the All America Wilson Garden, Theatre, Professional performances, home of Barton College, Wilson Community College and more.

Transportation



Amtrak has stops going North, South and West daily. Public transportation with the City and County are provided as a means of travel within the community.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  29.5  40.4  51.2  4.3 "
 February  31.6  43.3  54.9  3.4 "
 March  38.7  50.9  63.0  4.4 "
 April  46.6  59.5  72.5  3.1 "
 May  55.5  67.6  79.7  4.1 "
 June  63.7  75.3  86.9  3.8 "
 July  68.2  79.2  90.2  5.2 "
 August  66.6  77.6  88.6  4.5 "
 September  60.3  71.8  83.3  4.9 "
 October  47.6  60.5  73.4  3.1 "
 November  39.3  51.8  64.3  3.1 "
 December  32.5  43.6  54.8  3.3 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Four seasons of the year to enjoy. Major highways intersect I-95, 264, 64, I-795. Two hours to the coast and three hours to the mountains. Wilson, NC is located on I-95 in the middle of the state of North Carolina and 45 east of the capital Raleigh, NC.

Accommodations



Costs

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