Cities & Towns in Wilson County, NC

Wilson County, county in North Carolina, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 81,979 inhabitants. The county was created 169 years ago in 1855. Its county seat is Wilson.

There are 7 city/town in Wilson County, NC. The largest city of Wilson County is Wilson with a population of 49,643. Other cities include, Elm City population 1,296, Lucama population 1,155, Stantonsburg population 780, Black Creek population 767


Wilson, County seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, USA

Elm City
Elm City

Elm City, City in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America


Lucama, Town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States

Wilson County is located in the eastern central part of North Carolina. The county seat is Wilson, which is also the largest city. Here's an overview of the cities and towns in Wilson County:


Wilson is the largest city in the county, with a population of around 49,000 residents. It is located along US Route 301 and has a diverse economy including manufacturing, healthcare, education, and retail. Some key attractions in Wilson include the Wilson County Museum, Imagination Station science museum, and the Barton College campus.

Elm City

Elm City is a small town located north of Wilson near the Wilson-Nash county line. It has a population of around 1,200 people. The town hosts several community events each year like the Turnip Festival and an antique car show. Main Street in Elm City has shops, eateries, and historic homes.


Lucama is located southeast of Wilson along US Route 264. This small town of around 900 residents hosts an annual Harvest Festival each October. Lucama is home to Johnston Community College's Wilson campus. The town has a quaint historic Main Street with local shops and restaurants.

Black Creek

Black Creek is an unincorporated community southwest of Wilson near the Wilson-Wayne county line. The main attraction is Black Creek Soccer Complex, which hosts tournaments and events. Black Creek also has a historic general store that dates back to the late 1800s.


Sims is a small unincorporated community northeast of Wilson. It has a population of around 400 residents. Sims has a few local businesses and churches but is primarily a residential farming community. The area hosts an annual barbecue festival each October.

That covers the key cities and towns that make up Wilson County, North Carolina. The county has a good mix of small towns with historic rural character along with the larger city of Wilson which provides most of the area's jobs, shopping, and services.

All Wilson County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Wilson County.

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City Name Title Population
Black Creek Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America 767
Elm City City in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America 1,296
Lucama Town in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States 1,155
Saratoga Town of the United States, North Carolina 408
Sims Human settlement in Wilson County, North Carolina, United States of America 286
Stantonsburg Township in Wilson County, North Carolina 780
Wilson County seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, USA 49,643

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