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Welcome to Waverly ...

The city of Waverly is located in Union County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waverly has a population of 291 people<2> (see below for details).

Waverly was established in 1870.

The community of Waverly is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Waverly: (270)

The ZIP code for Waverly: 42462<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 291 people. This is a decrease of 5.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 308 people. This makes Waverly the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 308 people, the population of Waverly increased 3.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 297 people).

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), Iowa, Kansas (2), 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.

Communities near Waverly ...

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

  • Henderson [Henderson County]
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    • Henderson [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,974 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<6>
  • Mount Vernon [Posey County]
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    • Mount Vernon [Posey County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
  • Morganfield [Union County]
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    • Morganfield [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganfield<6>
  • Sturgis [Union County]
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    • Sturgis [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sebree [Webster County]
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      • Sebree [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebree have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebree<6>
    • Clay [Webster County]
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      • Clay [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<6>
    • Uniontown [Union County]
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      • Uniontown [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corydon [Henderson County]
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      • Corydon [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<6>
    • Robards [Henderson County]
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      • Robards [Henderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robards have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robards<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Waverly.

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

Adding Waverly to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Waverly on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Union County

About Kentucky

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Union, 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 Waverly.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waverly - 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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaverlyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waverly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7098, Longitude: -87.8136    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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