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Welcome to Waynesboro ...

The city of Waynesboro is located in Burke County<1> and is the County Seat for Burke County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waynesboro has a population of 5,399 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Waynesboro is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Waynesboro: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Waynesboro: 30830<5>

Websites for Waynesboro ...

Official Website: www.waynesboroga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waynesboro had an population of 5,399 people. This is a decrease of 6.36% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesboro had a population of 5,766 people (or 24.73% of the total population of Burke County). This makes Waynesboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Waynesboro represents 0.06% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Waynesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Waynesboro - they are located in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Waynesboro ...

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

  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Bruce
    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Waynesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • Drone [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drone
    • Drone [Burke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Waynesboro
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drone have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drone
  • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Waynesboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<8>
  • Sardis [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blythe [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythe
      • Blythe [Richmond County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Waynesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythe<8>
    • Keysville [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keysville
      • Keysville [Burke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Waynesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keysville<8>
    • Girard [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
      • Girard [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Girard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard<8>
    • Vidette [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidette
      • Vidette [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Waynesboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidette
    • Gough [Burke County]
    • Perkins [Jenkins County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waynesboro. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waynesboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waynesboro ...

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

Adding Waynesboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Waynesboro 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 Waynesboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Burke County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waynesboro: www.waynesboroga.com/

The official website for Burke County: www.burkecounty-ga.gov/

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 Burke, 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 Waynesboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waynesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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 Waynesboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waynesboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waynesboro) 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 Waynesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaynesboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waynesboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0900, Longitude: -82.0158    
<7>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.
<8>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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