Veterans Affairs Departments in Wilkes County, North Carolina

There are 2 Veterans Affairs Departments in Wilkes County, North Carolina, serving a population of 68,525 people in an area of 755 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 34,262 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 377 square miles.

In North Carolina, Wilkes County is ranked 35th of 100 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 53rd of 100 counties in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Wilkes County Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Wilkes County, North Carolina veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.


Veterans of Foreign Wars 802 Beech Street North Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkes County Veterans Service 110 West North Street Wilkesboro, NC

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Wilkes County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, North Carolina State, and local Wilkes County, NC level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Wilkes County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Wilkes County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Wilkes County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Wilkes County VFW and AMVETS posts

Wilkes County Veteran Statistics

Find Wilkes County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Wilkes County Veteran Status
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
Veterans4,498 (8.3%)670,326 (8.7%)
Wilkes County VA Health Care Coverage
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
VA Health Care Coverage2,044 (3.0%)269,423 (2.7%)
No Other Coverage191 (0.3%)38,644 (0.4%)
Age: Under 19393,953
Age: 19 to 64 Years624131,798
Age: 65 Years+1,381133,672
Wilkes County Period of Military Service
 Wilkes CountyNorth Carolina
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era35175,657
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era15947,874
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era122,764
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era38689,901
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era1513,693
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II1,759213,695
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II796,699
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II51,097
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II32544,331
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era461,770
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era16720,565
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only78599,543
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only38249,795
Between Korean War and World War II only272,667
Pre-World War II only-275