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Welcome to Waldo ...

The town of Waldo is located in Talladega County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waldo has a population of 272 people<3> (see below for details).

Waldo is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waldo had an population of 272 people. This is a decrease of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waldo had a population of 283 people. This makes Waldo the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 283 people, the population of Waldo has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 281 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waldo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Waldo - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Waldo ...

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

  • Oxford [Calhoun County]
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    • Oxford [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Waldo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Talladega [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talladega
    • Talladega [Talladega County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Waldo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talladega
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talladega<6>
  • Pell City [Saint Clair County]
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    • Pell City [Saint Clair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Waldo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pell City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pell City<6>
  • Sylacauga [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylacauga
    • Sylacauga [Talladega County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Waldo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylacauga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylacauga<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln [Talladega County]
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      • Lincoln [Talladega County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Waldo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<6>
    • Riverside [Saint Clair County]
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      • Riverside [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Waldo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<6>
    • Lineville [Clay County]
    • Ashland [Clay County]
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      • Ashland [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Waldo
      • 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
    • Munford [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munford
      • Munford [Talladega County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Waldo
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford<6>
    • Hobson City [Calhoun County]
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      • Hobson City [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Waldo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobson City

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 Waldo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waldo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waldo. 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 Waldo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waldo ...

Looking for more information about Waldo? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Waldo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Waldo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waldo. 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 Talladega, 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 Waldo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waldo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waldo) 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 Waldo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waldo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waldo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3892, Longitude: -86.0360       In this case, the coordinates for Waldo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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