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Welcome to Wadley ...

The town of Wadley is located in Randolph County<1>.

The location of Wadley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wadley has a population of 714 people<3> (see below for details).

Wadley is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Wadley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Wadley (for example, toward Houston (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Wadley: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Wadley: 36276<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wadley had an population of 714 people. This is a decrease of 4.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wadley had a population of 751 people. This makes Wadley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wadley represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 287th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 751 people, the population of Wadley increased 17.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 640 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wadley.

Communities Also Named Wadley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Wadley - they are located in Georgia, South Carolina and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wadley.

Communities near Wadley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wadley.

  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
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    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Wadley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<8>
  • LaFayette [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
    • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Wadley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<8>
  • Lineville [Clay County]
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    • Lineville [Clay County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Wadley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,249 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lineville<8>
  • Ashland [Clay County]
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    • Ashland [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Wadley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wedowee [Randolph County]
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      • Wedowee [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wedowee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee<8>
    • New Site [Tallapoosa County]
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      • New Site [Tallapoosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Site
    • Daviston [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daviston
      • Daviston [Tallapoosa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daviston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daviston<8>
    • Woodland [Randolph County]
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      • Woodland [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 182 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<8>
    • Five Points [Chambers County]
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      • Five Points [Chambers County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
    • Goldville [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldville
      • Goldville [Tallapoosa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wadley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wadley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wadley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wadley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wadley. See our Newspapers Page for Wadley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wadley ...

Looking for more information about Wadley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wadley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wadley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wadley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Wadley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wadley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wadley) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1239, Longitude: -85.5681       In this case, the coordinates for Wadley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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