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About Waynesboro, Virginia

Waynesboro, VA History


Waynesboro, Virginia is centrally located in the Shenandoah Valley near many of local Civil War historic landmarks and the Shenandoah Valley National Park. Easy access to Interstate 64 and the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive makes Waynesboro, VA the ideal choice for day trips and excursions for those living in the surrounding Augusta County area.


Early in American History, Waynesboro served as a convenient stop location for those settlers venturing west. Waynesboro, Virginia was originally referred to as Teasville (or Teesville). Many Waynesboro history experts tell stories of how today’s Waynesboro first obtained its name. One history lesson tells that Waynesboro was named Teasville after the local tavern owner, Jacob Teasville and his wife; the second Waynesboro history lesson tells it was after the Tees brothers.


Waynesboro history teaches when US Army General Anthony Wayne won the Battle of Fallen Timbers, the area began to be known as Waynesborough. Settlers later began to call the area Waynesboro.


Waynesboro’s current downtown area was plotted and sold in 1798. January, 1801 brought official recognition to Waynesboro by the state of Virginia and was incorporated in 1834.


Today, Waynesboro, Virginia is a principal city in the Staunton-Waynesboro area that includes the entire Augusta County region and the independent cities of Staunton and Waynesboro.


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