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Welcome to Waitsburg ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Waitsburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waitsburg has a population of 1,233 people<2> (see below for details).
Waitsburg is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Waitsburg lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Waitsburg: (509)
The ZIP code for Waitsburg: 99348<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waitsburg had an population of 1,233 people. This is an increase of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waitsburg had a population of 1,217 people. This makes Waitsburg the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Waitsburg represents 0.02% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,217 people, the population of Waitsburg has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,212 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waitsburg.
Communities near Waitsburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Waitsburg.
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 Waitsburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waitsburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Waitsburg. 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 Waitsburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Waitsburg. See our Newspapers Page for Waitsburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waitsburg ...
Looking for more information about Waitsburg? 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 Waitsburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waitsburg.
Adding Waitsburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Waitsburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Waitsburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Waitsburg mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Waitsburg.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waitsburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Walla Walla County: www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023