Wilson Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2015

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Wilson between 1925 and 2015, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

View and download a copy of this location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • Wilson’s system of numbering and compass-point directions is baffling and exasperating, particularly since it has changed so much over time, so some of these addresses, (particularly the ones on Ward Boulevard) may be a bit off. I did what I could.
  • There is a listing for a Yellow Front store on Nash Street. Pender’s stores used this name at some points, but I suspect this one was not related to the chain. I do not know for sure.

Store tags:

    • A&P
    • Colonial/Big Star
    • Food Lion
    • IGA
    • Piggly Wiggly
    • Red & White
    • Super Duper
    • Thriftway
    • Winn-Dixie
Updated on 26 November 2022

One thought on “Wilson Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2015

  1. phil

    January 1, 2022 at 10:12pm

    the save alot used to be a food world. the triangle at Corbett and Tilgman was a food lane store (independent).

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