Waynesville, North Carolina
Waynesville has a population of 9,232 with an estimate of 10,000 as of early 2007. Waynesville is located on the west side of North Carolina just outside the Pisgah National Forest and is close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Waynesville is Haywood County’s oldest town with over a century of experience as a quaint mountain retreat. Even before the railroad made it easy to get here, visitors flocked to Waynesville for the cool, clean air, clean water, outstanding scenery and an opportunity to escape sweltering cities.