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Welcome to Waldo ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waldo has a population of 1,265 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Waldo.
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
The telephone area code for Waldo: (870)
The ZIP code for Waldo: 71770<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waldo had an population of 1,265 people. This is a decrease of 7.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.64% 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 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.
Adding Waldo to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Waldo elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waldo on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021