Frequently Asked Questions – Wilson

New to Wilson? We’re glad you’re here.

Here are a few questions the staff is asked most often by residents and visitors. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, try the search box above, or call 252-399-2200.

We’ve also added a few links that aren’t City related, but may be helpful to you.

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Where is City Hall?
city hall
112 Goldsboro St. E downtown. (Map, Directions)
252-399-2200, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

What is the City’s mailing address?
PO Box 10
Wilson, NC 27894-0010
Where is the Wilson County Courthouse?
115 Nash Street East, Wilson (Map, Directions)
252-291-7502, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

How can I get a wreck or accident report?
All wreck reports from Wilson Police are now available online.
Prefer to visit in person? 120 Goldsboro St. East (Map, Directions), Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm.

How do I pay my utility bill?
You can pay your City bills anytime online through our secure connection. Visa and MasterCard are accepted online or over the phone. 252-399-2200.

customer service center

Prefer to pay in person? Visit our Customer Service Business Center at:
208 N. Nash Street (above photo)  (Map, Directions), 8:30am to 5pm Monday-Friday for walk-in service, 8:30am to 5:30pm for drive-through service

What sports do you offer for kids?
Football, basketball, Little League baseball, karate and swimming, among others. Learn more about every sport available at the City of Wilson Parks and Recreation page.

Where do I pay taxes?
The Wilson County Tax Department collects all taxes in the city and county.
113 Nash Street E, Wilson, (Map, Directions)
252-399-2900, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

Where is the Post Office?
There are two post offices in Wilson.
501 Mercer Street SW, (Map, Directions) 252-237-4161, 9am to 5pm
1470 Tarboro St W (Map, Directions) 9am to 4:30pm

How do I report stray animals?
If you’re in danger, call 911 now.
Call 252-265-5971 during regular hours (M-F, 8am to 5pm)
Call 252-237-8300 after hours if the situation is not an emergency.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office handles all stray animals in the city and county.

Where can I renew my drivers license?
The NC Division of Motor Vehicles Office:1822 Goldsboro St. SW (Map, Directions)
252-243-4072 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

How do I contact the local Chamber of Commerce?
Visit or visit the office at 201 North Nash St. (Map, Directions)
252-243-8440 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm

Where is the Department of Social Services?
The Wilson County Department of Social Services address is 100 Gold St. NE, Wilson (Map, Directions)
252-206-4000 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

How do I contact the Wilson Visitors Bureau?
How do I find out more about Wilson County?
Offices at 2201 Miller Rd. South (Map, Directions)
252-399-2803, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

What is the City of Wilson’s tax rate?
51.5 cents per $100/valuation. City residents also pay property taxes to Wilson County.