Living in Whitakers, NC
The Town of Whitakers, established in 1740, is located in both Nash and Edgecombe Counties. The town is located on US Highway 301 and on both sides of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. It is a quick five minute drive from I-95 and just thirty minutes from the Rocky Mount-Wilson Airport. Whitakers takes pride in its many historical landmarks, including Bellamy’s Mill, Fishing Creek, Whitakers Baptist Church, and Watson Seed Farms. Whitakers has a resident physician, a medical clinic and pharmacy and is very close to several hospitals, dental clinics and medical complexes. Whitakers also has a police department, fire department and rescue squad that serve the area well so residents feel safe. Residents can take advantage of the nearby dining options, shopping options, sights and museums, entertainment options, and parks and outdoor recreational places. The median income in Whitakers, NC is $25,089 and the median home value is $73,100, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.