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Welcome to Waverly ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waverly has a population of 4,068 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Waverly.

Waverly is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Waverly: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 4,068 people. This is an increase of 24.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 3,277 people. This makes Waverly the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waverly represents 0.18% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,277 people, the population of Waverly increased 33.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,448 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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 on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

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), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), 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.

  • Lincoln [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 290,505 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<7>
  • Ashland [Saunders County]
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    • Ashland [Saunders County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<7>
  • Eagle [Cass County]
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    • Eagle [Cass County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle<7>
  • Bennet [Lancaster County]
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    • Bennet [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Waverly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennet<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ceresco [Saunders County]
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      • Ceresco [Saunders County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ceresco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ceresco<7>
    • Elmwood [Cass County]
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      • Elmwood [Cass County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmwood<7>
    • Greenwood [Cass County]
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      • Greenwood [Cass County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<7>
    • Palmyra [Otoe County]
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      • Palmyra [Otoe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<7>
    • Valparaiso [Saunders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valparaiso
      • Valparaiso [Saunders County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valparaiso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valparaiso<7>
    • Malcolm [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malcolm
      • Malcolm [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Waverly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malcolm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malcolm<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Lancaster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Lancaster County: www.lancaster.ne.gov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Lancaster, 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 Waverly.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waverly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>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, 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 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: 40.9097, Longitude: -96.5358       In this case, the coordinates for Waverly 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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