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Welcome to Wadley ...

The city of Wadley is located in Jefferson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wadley has a population of 1,846 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wadley.

Wadley is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wadley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wadley is within the boundaries of the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Wadley: 30477<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wadley had an population of 1,846 people. This is a decrease of 10.43% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wadley had a population of 2,061 people (which is 12.17% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Wadley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wadley represents 0.02% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 220th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Wadley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Wadley - they are located in Alabama, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Wadley ...

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

  • Drone [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
    • Drone [Burke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wadley
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Swainsboro [Emanuel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swainsboro
    • Swainsboro [Emanuel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Wadley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swainsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swainsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swainsboro<7>
  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
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    • Louisville [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Wadley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<7>
  • Davisboro [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davisboro
    • Davisboro [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wadley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davisboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrison [Washington County]
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      • Harrison [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Wadley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<7>
    • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County]
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      • Stapletons Crossroads [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wadley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stapletons Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stapletons Crossroads
    • Midville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midville
      • Midville [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Wadley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midville<7>
    • Bartow [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartow
      • Bartow [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Wadley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<7>
    • Kite [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kite
      • Kite [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wadley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kite have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kite<7>
    • Summertown [Emanuel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summertown
      • Summertown [Emanuel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wadley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summertown<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wadley ...

Looking for more information about Wadley? 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 Wadley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wadley.

Adding Wadley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wadley 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 Wadley was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Wadley in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wadley on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Jefferson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wadley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wadley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Wadley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wadley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wadley) 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 Wadley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WadleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8664, Longitude: -82.4046    
<6>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.
<7>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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