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Waynesboro is a borough in Franklin County, in the Chambersburg metro area.

The community was named after Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne

The latitude of Waynesboro is 39.755N. The longitude is -77.578W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,628.


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Median household income
Local
$31,574
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waynesboro demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Wallacetown
· Waynesborough
Settled in 1749 by John Wallace, who purchased more than 600 acres near the east branch of the Antietam Creek

Confederate troops captured the town in 1863

George Frick founded a business here that evolved into a major manufacturer of industrial refrigeration

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Appalachian Trail
Historic sites and museums: Oller House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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35% of Waynesboro residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waynesboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waynesboro was $17,063, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Waynesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waynesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.


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Libraries in Waynesboro include Alexander Hamilton Mem Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Waynesboro include Record Herald

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Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waynesboro political report.

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The average commute time for Waynesboro workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Waynesboro include Best Western.

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