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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.
Confederate troops captured the town in 1863
George Frick founded a business here that evolved into a major manufacturer of industrial refrigeration
Sections below provide additional information and links about Waynesboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17268 ZIP code.
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.
13% of Waynesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Waynesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $882.
Libraries in Waynesboro include Alexander Hamilton Mem Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Waynesboro include Record Herald
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waynesboro political report.
The average commute time for Waynesboro workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Waynesboro include Best Western.
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