Waynesville Haywood County, North Carolina

Waynesville: City in North Carolina

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Location of Waynesville on North Carolina map.


Waynesville is a city located in the county of Haywood in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,869 and a population density of 433 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,557 inhabitants.

The city was created 211 years ago in 1809.

Downtown Waynesville NC image
Downtown Waynesville NC
Downtown Waynesville NC image


Waynesville is located at 35°29'19"N 82°59'20"W (35.4887100, -82.9887500).

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Waynesville Quick Facts

Population : 10,557 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Haywood County
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 22.78 km2
Altitude : 2,753 feet / 839 meters
Capital city : Waynesville is capital of Haywood County
Establishment : January 01, 1810 (211 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:01:41 (16th September 2021)
Postal code : 28785
Density : 463 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.52% (2010-2020)


The population of Waynesville increased by 6.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,869 - census
2011 9,809 -0.61% estimation process
2012 9,656 -1.58% estimation process
2013 9,708 0.54% estimation process
2014 9,698 -0.1% estimation process
2015 9,770 0.74% estimation process
2016 9,895 1.26% estimation process
2017 9,969 0.74% estimation process
2018 10,093 1.23% estimation process
2019 10,141 0.47% estimation process
2020 10,557 3.94% estimation process

Waynesville zip code is 28785. County name: Haywood, County fips: 37087

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Local Places in Waynesville

1 Town Hall

Address: 16 S Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786 ➦ Show Map

☎ +18284565057 🔗 Url

Town Hall

People born in Waynesville (18)

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Schools in Waynesville

College & universities near Waynesville, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198668 Haywood Community College Clyde (NC) 28721-9901

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waynesville, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Waynesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waynesvill Post Office Waynesville (NC) 28786

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Waynesville , Missouri City in Pulaski County, Missouri, United States with a population of 5,308 people.
  • Waynesville , Ohio human settlement in Wayne Township, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 3,251 people.
  • Waynesville , Illinois human settlement in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 265 people.

Other cities in Haywood County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Haywood County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Canton 4,369 Town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States
Lake Junaluska 2,734 Census designated place
Clyde 1,308 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
Maggie Valley 1,258 Human settlement in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States of America
West Canton 1,247 Township in Haywood County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Waynesville distances to largest North Carolina cities