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

The location of Waverly has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Waverly, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1879.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waverly has a population of 110 people<3> (see below for details).

Waverly is 2,530 feet [771 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Waverly is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Waverly lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Waverly is located in the (509) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waverly had an population of 110 people. This is an increase of 3.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waverly had a population of 106 people. This makes Waverly the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 106 people, the population of Waverly decreased 12.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 121 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waverly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that 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, Virginia (4), 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.

  • Cheney
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Tekoa
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Fairfield
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Rosalia
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Rockford
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Oakesdale
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakesdale
    • Oakesdale is located in Whitman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
  • Spangle
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Worley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worley
    • Worley is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley <5>
  • Malden
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Latah
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Waverly, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Waverly.

Adding Waverly to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Waverly was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Waverly post office opened in 1879.

We also found Waverly in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Waverly.

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 Spokane County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, 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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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