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Welcome to Waynesburg ...

Waynesburg is located in Greene County<1> and is the County Seat for Greene County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waynesburg has a population of 3,965 people<3> (see below for details).

Waynesburg is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Waynesburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Waynesburg: (724) & (874)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waynesburg had an population of 3,965 people. This is a decrease of 5.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesburg had a population of 4,176 people (or 10.79% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Waynesburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Waynesburg represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,176 people, the population of Waynesburg has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,184 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Waynesburg.

Communities Also Named Waynesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Waynesburg - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky and Ohio (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Waynesburg.

Communities near Waynesburg ...

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

  • Washington [Washington County]
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    • Washington [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Waynesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • California [Washington County]
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    • California [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Waynesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,276 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for California have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on California
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for California<7>
  • Masontown [Fayette County]
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    • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Waynesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Masontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Masontown<7>
  • Centerville [Washington County]
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    • Centerville [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Waynesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bentleyville [Washington County]
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      • Bentleyville [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentleyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentleyville<7>
    • Brownsville [Fayette County]
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      • Brownsville [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,224 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsville<7>
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
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      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
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      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairchance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<7>
    • East Washington [Washington County]
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      • East Washington [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,810 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Washington
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
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      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Waynesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Marion<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 Waynesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waynesburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waynesburg. 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 Waynesburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waynesburg. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waynesburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waynesburg ...

Looking for more information about Waynesburg? 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 Waynesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waynesburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Greene County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greene County: www.county.greenepa.net/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Greene, 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 Waynesburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waynesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<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 from Point A (ie- Waynesburg) 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 Waynesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waynesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waynesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8984, Longitude: -80.1853       In this case, the coordinates for Waynesburg 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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