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Wilkes Community College
Wilkes Community College's (WCC) service area includes Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany Counties, covering 1,423 square miles and a population of approximately 108,000 residents. The Ashe Campus of WCC is located at 363 Campus Drive, West Jefferson, and offers many programs to prepare existing and new industries. Courses that develop the workforce include engineering, CNC, electronics, systems technology, machining, robotics, industrial design, graphic design, agribusiness, and ag systems technology.