Tax Department

About Wilson County and the City of Wilson
Wilson County is located approximately 35 minutes east of the state's capital of Raleigh, North Carolina. The County of Wilson has a population of 81,000 plus residents and growing.  Its total area covers some 373 miles.

The County Seat
The County seat is the City of Wilson with over 50,000 residents and growing.  It covers an area of 14.2 square miles. Wilson County has an automatic Real Estate Listing System with approximately 40,000 parcels. New housing starts around $150,000.

Wilson County Tax Department is also the collection agency for 9 municipalities located within the County, two Solid Waste taxes and 17 Fire Districts.

Demographics:  Wilson County Demographics

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Important Numbers and Addresses


Effective June 23, 2014 the County-wide Revaluation started with the field canvassing crew.  All authorized individuals should be on a marked car, have an ID badge on them and be wearing a bright orange vest with white reflective tape and the wording “TAX OFFICE” across the back shoulders.

If you still have concerns, please feel free to contact the Tax Office directly to verify the authority of these individuals at 252-399-2902 or 252-281-6549.

Thanks for your consideration.

Randy Faircloth
Wilson County Tax Administrator