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About Our Agency

Wester Insurance Agency provides comprehensive insurance options.

We are your trusted independent insurance agency.

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For over 140 years, Wester Insurance Agency has been serving businesses, families, and individuals across North Carolina and nationwide. Backed by a team of exeperienced insurance professionals, we are here to help you.

More than a century of service.

Established in 1880, Wester Insurance Agency has been focused on providing insurance solutions to protect the important things in life. Over the years, our name has changed and we’ve grown to two office locations, but our goal of helping our clients plan, prepare for, and protect their future has always stayed strong.

Independent to better serve your needs.

As an independent insurance agency, we work with a wide variety of national and regional insurance companies in order to bring you multiple coverage options. And because we’re independent, our priority is you—not the insurance company. If you’re looking for value in your insurance, the power of choice to make an informed decision, and the backing of an experienced team of insurance professionals, you can count on Wester Insurance Agency.

We Are Independent
Keystone Insurers Group Affiliation

As a Keystone agency, we are proud to have access to a wider variety of insurance companies, solutions, and the ability to serve clients nationwide.

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Our Mission

At Wester Insurance Agency, our mission since 1880 has been to serve the insurance needs of businesses and people with customized insurance solutions.


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140+ Years of Dedication to Our Clients


The agency was originally founded by James R. Young, who was also the first Vance County Clerk of Court.


R. S. McCoin, the third agency owner, hired Alfred Benjamin Wester, the future agency owner.


Alfred Benjamin Wester acquired the agency during the height of the Great Depression.


The agency name was changed to Wester Realty and Insurance.


The agency was purchased from Wester’s estate by his son, W.D. Wester, his daughter, Dorothy W. Knott, and William Powell.


The agency acquired Southern National Insurance and Henderson Premium Finance Company from Southern National Bank.


The agency was acquired by Thomas W. Frazier, III, John P. Wester, and W.D. Wester, Jr.

The Advantage of an Independent Agency Working for You

What makes our independent agency different?

  • Personalized insurance solutions.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable service.
  • Building trusted relationships.
Find Out How

Get the power of choice when it comes to finding the right insurance for your situation. We offer a wide variety of policies and price points to choose from.


Rely on us to simplify the insurance process, from advising you on your risks and solutions, to advocating on your behalf to the insurance company.


Count on us to be there for you every step of the way with personable and professional service so you always have the right coverage for your insurance needs.

With two local offices in Henderson, NC and Raleigh, NC, we are proud to serve clients across North Carolina and nationwide.

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