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Waverly, Virginia
(Sussex County)

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The location of Waverly

Welcome to Waverly ...

The town of Waverly is located in Sussex County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Waverly has a population of 1,971 people<2> (see below for details).

Waverly is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 2,149 people (which is 17.78% of the total population of Sussex County). This makes Waverly the county's most populous community.

The population of Waverly represents 0.03% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,149 people, the population of Waverly decreased 6.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,309 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 1,971 people. This is a decrease of 8.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Waverly ...

While we believe that this Waverly is located in Sussex County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Waverly. Those communities are located in the following counties: Albemarle, Caroline and Roanoke City.

Beyond Virginia, 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), Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Waverly. 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 Waverly. 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 Waverly. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Waverly ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wakefield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Claremont   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Waverly

Located in Surry County

Ivor   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Located in Southampton County

Dendron   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Waverly

Located in Surry County

Surry   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Waverly

Located in Surry County

Stony Creek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Waverly

Berlin   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Located in Southampton County

Doles Crossroads   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Waverly

Located in Southampton County

Garysville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Waverly

Located in Prince George County

Sebrell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Waverly

Located in Southampton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Waverly.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waverly.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waverly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waverly

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waverly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0340, Longitude: -77.0956     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waverly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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