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Waldo, Arkansas

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Welcome to Waldo ...

The city of Waldo is located in Columbia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Waldo has a population of 1,283 people<1> (see below for details).

Waldo is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Waldo is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Waldo: 71770<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waldo had a population of 1,372 people (or 5.59% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Waldo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waldo represents 0.05% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,372 people, the population of Waldo decreased 13.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,594 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waldo had an population of 1,283 people. This is a decrease of 6.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waldo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Waldo and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Buckner   [Map]   246   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emerson   [Map]   343   S   18 miles [29 km]
Lewisville   [Map]   1,150   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,467   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
McNeil   [Map]   479   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rosston   [Map]   241   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Waldo. 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 Waldo. 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 Waldo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Waldo. 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 Waldo.

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

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<3>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 city (such as Waldo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waldo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Waldo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waldo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waldo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waldo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3530, Longitude: -93.2947     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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