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Waynesboro, Tennessee

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Welcome to Waynesboro ...

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

The location of Waynesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Waynesboro has a population of 2,337 people<2> (see below for details).

Waynesboro is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Waynesboro: (931)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesboro had a population of 2,449 people (or 14.39% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Waynesboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waynesboro represents 0.04% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,449 people, the population of Waynesboro increased 9.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,228 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waynesboro had an population of 2,337 people. This is a decrease of 4.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waynesboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Ashland Ford   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clifton   [Map]   2,678   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Collinwood   [Map]   949   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Corning - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hohenwald   [Map]   3,680   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waynesboro. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waynesboro. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Waynesboro:

Websites for Waynesboro ...

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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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Wayne County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waynesboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waynesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, 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: 35.3246, Longitude: -87.7508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waynesboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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