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Welcome to Waldo ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Waldo, you might consider that their post office opened in 1884.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waldo has a population of 1,268 people<2> (see below for details).
Waldo is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.
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<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waldo had an population of 1,268 people. This is a decrease of 7.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waldo had a population of 1,372 people (which is 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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,594 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waldo.
Communities Also Named Waldo ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Waldo ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waldo.
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.
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.
Adding Waldo to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Waldo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Waldo was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Waldo in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Waldo.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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