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Welcome to Waverly ...
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 1,953 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Waverly.
Waverly is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Waverly lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 1,953 people. This is a decrease of 9.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 2,149 people (or 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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waverly.
Adding Waverly to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Waverly elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waverly on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Waverly ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waverly.
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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021