Waycross Ware County, Georgia

Waycross: City in Ware County, Georgia, United States

About

Waycross is a city located in the county of Ware in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,649 and a population density of 474 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,466 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Waycross Quick Facts

Population : 13,466 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Ware County
Postal code : 31501–31503
Phone Area Codes : 912
Area : 30.94 km2
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Capital city : Waycross is capital of Ware County
Establishment : January 01, 1820 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:04:31 (1st October 2022)
Density : 435 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.79% (2010-2020)
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Location of Waycross on Georgia map.
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Geography

Waycross is located at 31°12'49"N 82°21'21"W (31.2136800, -82.3557000).

Waycross map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Waycross decreased by 8.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,649 - census
2011 14,467 -1.26% estimation process
2012 14,250 -1.52% estimation process
2013 14,117 -0.94% estimation process
2014 14,026 -0.65% estimation process
2015 13,867 -1.15% estimation process
2016 13,865 -0.01% estimation process
2017 13,739 -0.92% estimation process
2018 13,543 -1.45% estimation process
2019 13,480 -0.47% estimation process
2020 13,466 -0.1% estimation process

Waycross zip code is 31501. County name: Ware, County fips: 13299

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Best Things to Do in Waycross

1 Okefenokee Swamp Park

Rating: 4.6 (1221)

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Okefenokee Swamp Park

2 Laura S. Walker State Park

Rating: 4.7 (956)

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Laura S. Walker State Park

3 Southern Forest World

Rating: 4.6 (70)

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Southern Forest World

4 Pernell Roberts Memorial Park

Rating: 4.3 (15)

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5 WAT HATHAINARES OF GEORGIA

Rating: 5 (2)

7398 Swamp Rd #0024, Waycross, GA 31503, United States ➦ Show Map

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WAT HATHAINARES OF GEORGIA

Where ot Eat in Waycross

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.2 (1734)

2501 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31503, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Chick-fil-A

Rating: 4.6 (1533)

2256 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chick-fil-A

3 Applebee's Grill + Bar

Rating: 3.9 (1342)

1901 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Applebee's Grill + Bar

4 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (1283)

2497 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

5 Huddle House

Rating: 3.9 (883)

1010 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Huddle House

Where to Stay in Waycross

1 Quality Inn & Suites

Rating: 3 (457)

1725 Memorial Dr, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Quality Inn & Suites

2 Motel 6 Waycross, GA

Rating: 3.4 (440)

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Motel 6 Waycross, GA

3 Hampton Inn Waycross

Rating: 4.1 (325)

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Hampton Inn Waycross

4 Baymont by Wyndham Waycross

Rating: 3.6 (313)

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Baymont by Wyndham Waycross

5 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waycross, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (308)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waycross, an IHG Hotel

Other Places in Waycross

1 City of Waycross

Rating: 5 (1)

417 Pendleton St, Waycross, GA 31501 ➦ Show Map

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City of Waycross

2 Ware County Recreation Department

2101 Recreation Rd, Waycross, GA 31501, United States ➦ Show Map

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3 CIty of Waycross - Warehouse

516 Alice St, Waycross, GA 31501 ➦ Show Map

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4 Waycross Engineering Department

417 Pendleton St, Waycross, GA 31501 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Waycross (26)

People born in Waycross, including actress Nikki DeLoach, adam cartwright Pernell Roberts, entertainer Sonora Webster Carver, .

List

  • Caroline Pafford Miller (American writer) she was born in 26/08/1903
  • Chadrick Cone (American football player) he was born in 10/08/1983
  • Debra Ann Livingston (American judge) she was born in 15/04/1959
  • Don Wells (American football player (1922-1984)) he was born in 12/07/1922
  • Doyle Orange (Canadian football player) he was born in 06/08/1951
  • Fred Gibson (American football player) he was born in 26/10/1981
  • Gerald Williams (American football player) he was born in 08/09/1963
  • Greek George (American baseball player) he was born in 25/12/1912
  • Jay Gogue (American academic administrator) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Jon Shave (American baseball player) he was born in 04/11/1967
  • Leodis McKelvin (American Football player, kick returner, cornerback) he was born in 01/09/1985
  • Teddy McRae (American jazz tenor saxophonist and arranger) he was born in 22/01/1908
  • Tim McCray (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 20/08/1960
  • W. H. Atkinson (racecar driver) he was born in 16/09/1934
  • Derrick Peterson (American middle-distance runner) he was born in 28/11/1977
  • Jimmy Staten (American football player) he was born in 04/05/1991
  • Juwann James (American basketball player) he was born in 10/02/1987
  • Ann T. Nelms (African-American nuclear physicist) she was born in 01/01/1929

Schools in Waycross

College & universities near Waycross, GA

Code Name City ZIP
485458 Coastal Pines Technical College Waycross (GA) 31503

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waycross, GA

Code Name Address Type
JSP Jesup 176 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
JAX Jacksonville 3570 Clifford Lane RAIL

Post offices near Waycross

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waycr Post Office Waycross (GA) 31501

Other cities in Ware County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ware County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Deenwood 2,146 Census-designated place in Ware County, Georgia

Distance to Other Cities

Waycross distances to largest Georgia cities