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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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Waynesboro has a population of 2,357 people<1> (see below for details).

Waynesboro is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Waynesboro is within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesboro had a population of 2,449 people (which is 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 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 2016 Census Estimates, Waynesboro had an population of 2,357 people. This is a decrease of 3.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Waynesboro ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Ashland Ford   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clifton   [Map]   2,658   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Collinwood   [Map]   965   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]   3,678   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Waynesboro. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Waynesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Waynesboro.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Waynesboro. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Waynesboro. 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Waynesboro.