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The location of Waynesboro

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Waynesboro.

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Around Waynesboro ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Hattiesburg. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Waynesboro. Hattiesburg has a population of 46,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Meridian. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the north of Waynesboro and has a population of 39,700 people.

For comparison, Waynesboro has a population of 5,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Butler (AL)   [Map]   1,798   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Chatom (AL)   [Map]   1,237   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Citronelle (AL)   [Map]   3,887   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Grove Hill (AL)   [Map]   1,494   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Jackson (AL)   [Map]   4,967   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Bay Springs   [Map]   1,738   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Beaumont   [Map]   942   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ellisville   [Map]   4,573   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Laurel   [Map]   18,837   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Leakesville   [Map]   880   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Petal   [Map]   10,701   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Quitman   [Map]   2,209   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Richton   [Map]   1,066   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Stonewall   [Map]   1,031   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   1,302   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Aquilla (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Barlow (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bolinger (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullomburg (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gilbertown (AL)   [Map]   205   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Melvin (AL)   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Millry (AL)   [Map]   524   E   18 miles [29 km]
Silas (AL)   [Map]   432   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Yellow Pine (AL)   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Carson City   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clara   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Junction City   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Robinsons Junction   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Shubuta   [Map]   422   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
State Line   [Map]   556   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

For more communities neighboring Waynesboro, please visit our County-by-County Page for Waynesboro.

Wayne County ...

Waynesboro is located in Wayne County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Choctaw (AL), Washington (AL), Clarke, Greene, Jasper, Jones & Perry.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Waynesboro ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Buckatunna   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast of Waynesboro   [Map]
Chapel Hill (AL)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Clara   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gin (Historic)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Healing Springs (AL)   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Lucas Ferry   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Robinsons Junction   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Grove (AL)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Whistler   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waynesboro ...

Looking for more information about Waynesboro? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Waynesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Waynesboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Waynesboro.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Waynesboro. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waynesboro. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Mississippi

    Mississippi Tourism
    Mississippi Parks

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Mississippi Statewide Tourism
    Waynesboro Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Waynesboro


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Mississippi

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Mississippi

Airports Near Waynesboro ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Waynesboro.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richton - Perry Co. Airport   [Map]   M59   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hesler - Noble Fld.(LUL/KLUL)   [Map]   LUL   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Thigpen Fld.   [Map]   00M   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pine Belt Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Waynesboro.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Waynesboro. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SW   150 miles [241.4 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   170 miles [273.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NNW   244 miles [392.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl. (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]   PIB   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Hattiesburg Muni. (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]   HBG   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   SSE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl. (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]   GPT   SSW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Jackson - Evers Intl. (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]   JAN   WNW   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Waynesboro Muni.   [Map]   2R0   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clarke Co. Airport   [Map]   23M   NNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Richton - Perry Co. Airport   [Map]   M59   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Chatom Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hesler - Noble Fld.(LUL/KLUL)   [Map]   LUL   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Thigpen Fld.   [Map]   00M   WNW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport(ICAO: K09A)   [Map]   09A   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pine Belt Rgnl.   [Map]   ---   WSW   43 miles [69.2 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hesler - Noble Fld.   (LUL/KLUL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler - Choctaw Co. Airport   (ICAO: K09A)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Key Fld.   (MEI/KMEI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg - Laurel Rgnl.   (PIB/KPIB)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hattiesburg Muni.   (HBG/KHBG)   [Map]
        Website for Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.   (GPT/KGPT)   [Map]
        Website for Gulfport - Biloxi International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Wayne County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waynesboro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waynesboro.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Waynesboro. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waynesboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waynesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waynesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waynesboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6773, Longitude: -88.6353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waynesboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Waynesboro), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Waynesboro.



 
 
 

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