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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.

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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.

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By train[edit]

Wilson is served by two Amtrak trains per day.

  • 1 Wilson railway station. Wilson (Q8022958) on Wikidata Wilson station (North Carolina) on Wikipedia

By plane[edit]

The Wilson Industrial Air Center provides services to private planes.

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

By car[edit]

Wilson is on I-95 and US 264.

By bus[edit]

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

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For BBQ lovers, WIlson is home to Bill's BBQ and Parkers BBQ, two stalwarts on the NC BBQ scene.

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Routes through Wilson
Washington, D.C.Rocky Mount  N Amtrak Palmetto icon.png S  SelmaFayetteville
RichmondRocky Mount  N I-95.svg S  SelmaFayetteville
ENDRaleigh  W US 264.svg E  GreenvilleWashington



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