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Waynesvilletown and county seat, S Haywood County. Settled about 1800 and known first as Mount Prospect. Inc. 1810. Said to have been named by Col. Robert Love (1760-1845), one of the founders and owner of part of the site, for Gen. Anthony Wayne, whom he knew during the Revolutionary War. Produces rubber, shoes, and paper products. In 1953 the adjacent town of Hazelwood, which see, was inc. into the limits of Waynesville. Alt. 2,635.
Waynesville TownshipSW Haywood County.
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