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Welcome to Waverly ...

The city of Waverly is located in Bremer County and is the County Seat for Bremer County.

The location of Waverly has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Waverly has a population of 10,153 people<2> (see below for details).

Waverly is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Waverly lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Waverly lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Waverly: 50677<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 9,874 people (which is 40.67% of the total population of Bremer County). This makes Waverly the county's most populous community.

The population of Waverly represents 0.32% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,874 people, the population of Waverly increased 10.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,968 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 10,153 people. This is an increase of 2.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Waverly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 47 communities that are also named Waverly - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Waverly ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waverly. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waverly. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waverly. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Waverly:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waverly ...

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

Communities near Waverly ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Waterloo   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the South (S) of Waverly

Located in Black Hawk County

Cedar Falls   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Waverly

Located in Black Hawk County

Evansdale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Located in Black Hawk County

Parkersburg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Waverly

Located in Butler County

Denver   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Nashua   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Waverly

Located in Chickasaw County

Tripoli   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Waverly

Clarksville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Waverly

Located in Butler County

Dike   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Waverly

Located in Grundy County

Allison   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Waverly

Located in Butler County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Waverly.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waverly:

The official website for Bremer County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waverly.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waverly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Waverly). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waverly or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Waverly) 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 Waverly. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waverly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waverly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7255, Longitude: -92.4699     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waverly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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