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Welcome to Wadley ...

The town of Wadley is located in Randolph County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wadley has a population of 715 people<1> (see below for details).

Wadley is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 LaGrange (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Wadley: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Wadley: 36276<4>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wadley had an population of 715 people. This is a decrease of 4.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wadley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wadley and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Ashland   [Map]   1,932   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Daviston   [Map]   209   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Five Points   [Map]   141   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goldville   [Map]   52   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,944   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,263   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wadley. We make it easy 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 Wadley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wadley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Wadley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Wadley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wadley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1239, Longitude: -85.5681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wadley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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