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Welcome to Waveland ...
The location of Waveland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waveland has a population of 6,302 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Waveland.
Waveland is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Waveland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Waveland is within the boundaries of the (228) area code.
Websites for Waveland ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.hancockchamber.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Waveland, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waveland had an population of 6,302 people. This is a decrease of 2.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waveland had a population of 6,435 people (which is 14.65% of the total population of Hancock County). This makes Waveland the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Waveland represents 0.22% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,435 people, the population of Waveland decreased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,674 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waveland.
Adding Waveland to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Waveland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Waveland elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waveland on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Waveland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Waveland - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts and Michigan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waveland.
Communities near Waveland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waveland.
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 Waveland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waveland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waveland. 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 Waveland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waveland. See our Newspapers Page for Waveland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waveland ...
Looking for more information about Waveland? 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 Waveland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waveland.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waveland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021