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Welcome to Waynesboro ...

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

The location of Waynesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waynesboro has a population of 4,805 people<3> (see below for details).

Waynesboro is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Waynesboro: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waynesboro had an population of 4,805 people. This is a decrease of 4.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesboro had a population of 5,043 people (which is 24.31% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Waynesboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Waynesboro represents 0.17% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,043 people, the population of Waynesboro decreased 2.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,197 people).

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 Georgia, 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.

  • State Line [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Line
    • State Line [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line
  • Millry [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millry
    • Millry [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millry<7>
  • Silas [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silas
    • Silas [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silas<7>
  • Shubuta [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shubuta
    • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Waynesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shubuta
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clara [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clara
      • Clara [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Waynesboro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clara
    • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinsons Junction
      • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesboro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinsons Junction
    • Aquilla [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aquilla
      • Aquilla [Choctaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aquilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aquilla
    • Mehaffey [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mehaffey
      • Mehaffey [Washington County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
    • Mulberry [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Waynesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Barlow [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Waynesboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Wayne County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waynesboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waynesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waynesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waynesboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6773, Longitude: -88.6353       In this case, the coordinates for Waynesboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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