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Welcome to Waverly ...

The town of Waverly is located in Sussex County<1>.

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.

  • Wakefield [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Claremont [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont [Surry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Waverly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
  • Ivor [Southampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivor
    • Ivor [Southampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 316 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor<6>
  • Dendron [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dendron
    • Dendron [Surry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Waverly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dendron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dendron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dendron<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Surry [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
      • Surry [Surry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Waverly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 218 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry<6>
    • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
      • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Waverly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<6>
    • Burrowsville [Prince George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrowsville
      • Burrowsville [Prince George County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Waverly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrowsville
    • Berlin [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berlin
      • Berlin [Southampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berlin
    • Beachland [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beachland
      • Beachland [Surry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Waverly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beachland
    • Doles Crossroads [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doles Crossroads
      • Doles Crossroads [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Waverly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doles Crossroads

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 ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Sussex County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Sussex, 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 Waverly.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waverly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Waverly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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