The City of Waynesboro is centrally located in the eastern portion of Virginia's scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley, just 90 miles northwest of the state capital of Richmond and 125 miles southwest of the nation's capital Washington DC. The city covers an area of approximately 15 square miles.
Exit numbers to the city from Interstate 64 are:
Exit 99 to 250 West
Exit 96 to Delphine Avenue
Exit 94 to Rosser Avenue
Waynesboro is located in the Valley and Ridge Physiographic Province with elevations ranging from 1,050 feet to 1,800 feet above sea level. The average elevation of the Blue Ridge Parkway Appalachian Trail is 2,200 feet. The South River, a south fork of the Shenandoah River, runs directly through the city.
There are about 10 motor freight carriers with distribution facilities in Waynesboro. Approximately 30 motor freight companies serve the area.
The Virginia Inland Port is located in Front Royal off Interstate 81, just 85 miles north of Waynesboro. The International Port Hampton Roads (185 miles) is the largest natural deep water harbor in the world. Richmond's deep water terminal on the James River (90 miles) provides an additional shipping option.