A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Waco ...
The location of Waco has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Waco refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Wacoite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waco has a population of 524 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Waco.
Waco is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Waco lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Waco (for example, toward Fruithurst (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Waco: (470)<6>, (678) & (770).
The ZIP code for Waco: 30182<7>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waco had an population of 524 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waco had a population of 516 people. This makes Waco the county's 4th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waco.
Adding Waco to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Waco in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Waco was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Waco on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waco on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Waco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Waco - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waco.
Communities near Waco ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waco.
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 Waco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waco.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waco. 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 Waco.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waco. See our Newspapers Page for Waco.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waco ...
Looking for more information about Waco? 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 Waco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waco.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Haralson County: www.haralsoncountyga.org/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021