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Waynesville, North Carolina
Welcome to Waynesville ...
The location of Waynesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waynesville has a population of 10,162 people<3> (see below for details).
Waynesville was established in 1809.
The community of Waynesville is 2,700 feet [823 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Waynesville is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Waynesville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Waynesville is located in the (828) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waynesville had an population of 10,162 people. This is an increase of 2.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesville had a population of 9,869 people (or 16.72% of the total population of Haywood County). This makes Waynesville the county's most populous community.
The population of Waynesville represents 0.1% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,869 people, the population of Waynesville increased 6.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,232 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waynesville.
Communities Also Named Waynesville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Waynesville - they are located in Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waynesville.
Communities near Waynesville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waynesville.
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 Waynesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waynesville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waynesville. 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 Waynesville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waynesville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waynesville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waynesville ...
Looking for more information about Waynesville? 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 Waynesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waynesville.
Adding Waynesville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Waynesville 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 Waynesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Waynesville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waynesville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waynesville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Haywood County: www.gov.co.haywood.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022