The town of Wilson North Carolina, conveniently located just 45 minutes from Raleigh, is known for its laid-back, down-home feel. Wilson is convenient to two airports: Wilson Industrial Airport and Rocky Mount-Wilson Airport. Residents can also travel by the local Amtrak train station.
Wilson has many small, family-owned restaurants and unique nightlife. There’s plenty of entertainment in Wilson, whether you want to catch the latest movie at the theater or play a quick game of putt-putt. Enjoy historical housing and delicious foods at the Happy Valley Country Club, or have a round of golf at the Wedgewood public golf course. J. Burt Gillette Athletic Complex allows Wilson residents to watch or play their favorite sports.
Wilson is home to several private schools and The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. Residents looking to further their education can choose from Barton College and Wilson Community College.
Wilson was once home to NFL player Everett Brown and G.K. Butterfield, U.S. Representative from North Carolina.