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Welcome to Waitsburg ...

The city of Waitsburg is located in Walla Walla County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waitsburg has a population of 1,233 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Waitsburg.

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 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 (with 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.

  • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walla Walla
    • Walla Walla [Walla Walla County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Waitsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walla Walla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walla Walla<6>
  • College Place [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Place
    • College Place [Walla Walla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Waitsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,491 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Place
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Place<6>
  • Dayton [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton [Columbia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Waitsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Prescott [Walla Walla County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
    • Prescott [Walla Walla County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Waitsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Starbuck [Columbia County]
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      • Starbuck [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Waitsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starbuck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starbuck<6>
    • Dixie [Walla Walla County]
    • Kibler [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kibler
      • Kibler [Walla Walla County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Waitsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kibler
    • Relief [Columbia County]
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      • Relief [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Waitsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relief have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relief
    • Paddock [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paddock
      • Paddock [Walla Walla County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Waitsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paddock
    • Tompkins [Walla Walla County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkins
      • Tompkins [Walla Walla County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Waitsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Waitsburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Waitsburg

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Waitsburg on our Genealogy Page.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Walla Walla, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waitsburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waitsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Waitsburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waitsburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waitsburg) 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 Waitsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaitsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waitsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2691, Longitude: -118.1549    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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