city and the county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, United States

Wilson is a city in North Carolina that is home to a diverse collection of historic homes in its center city along beautiful tree-lined streets. Some say it has North Carolina's finest collection of bungalows. Wilson's arts scene is growing and is home to the Theater of the American South.


Once known as the world's largest tobacco market, Wilson's economy has diversified. Home to several pharmaceutical companies, Firestone Tires, and BB&T's major data center. The city has invested in a fiber-to-the-home network that provides the fastest internet speeds in North Carolina on an all fiber-optic network.

Wilson is near the crossroads of I-95 and US 264 about 40 minutes east of Raleigh.

Get inEdit

By trainEdit

Wilson is served by two Amtrak trains per day.

  • 1 Wilson railway station.    

By planeEdit

The Wilson Industrial Air Center provides services to private planes.

Wilson is 60 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

By carEdit

Wilson is on I-95 and US 264.

By busEdit

  • Greyhound, 320 Nash St NE (near the train station). Tickets aren't sold at this stop (buy them online or at another station).

Get aroundEdit





For BBQ lovers, WIlson is home to Parkers BBQ, a stalwart on the NC BBQ scene.




Go nextEdit

Routes through Wilson
Washington, D.C.Rocky Mount  N   S  SelmaFayetteville
RichmondRocky Mount  N   S  SelmaFayetteville
ENDRaleigh  W   E  GreenvilleWashington

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