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From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waynesboro has a population of 22,416 people<1> (see below for details).

The city of Waynesboro is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Waynesboro is located in the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Waynesboro: 22980<3>

Websites for Waynesboro ...

Official Website: www.waynesboro.va.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waynesboro had an population of 22,416 people. This is an increase of 6.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waynesboro had a population of 21,006 people.

The population of Waynesboro represents 0.26% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,006 people, the population of Waynesboro increased 7.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,520 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waynesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Waynesboro: This one is located in and the other is located in Augusta County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 5 communities that are also named Waynesboro - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Waynesboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waynesboro.

  • Staunton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Grottoes
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Mount Crawford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Fishersville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishersville
    • Fishersville is located in Augusta County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fishersville <4>
  • Lyndhurst
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Crimora
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Onan
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onan
    • Onan is located in Nelson County
  • Brand
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brand have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brand
    • Brand is located in Augusta County
  • Durrett Town
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durrett Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durrett Town
    • Durrett Town is located in Nelson County
  • Sampson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sampson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sampson
    • Sampson is located in Augusta County

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 Waynesboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waynesboro.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Waynesboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waynesboro. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Waynesboro.

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.

The official website for Waynesboro: www.waynesboro.va.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waynesboro.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waynesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Waynesboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waynesboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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