New Waverly is a city in Walker County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,032 at the 2010 census.
New Waverly is located at 30°32′21″N 95°28′48″W (30.539226, -95.479862).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), of which, 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2) of it is land and 0.44% is water.
In 2002 the New Waverly area's largest employer was Louisiana-Pacific's large plywood-manufacturing mill. As of that year most residents traveled to Conroe, Huntsville, and/or Willis to buy goods.
New Waverly is the home of the gymnastics training center operated by famed coach Béla Károlyi.
The Sam Houston National Forest is located nearby and operates a ranger station in the vicinity.
As of the census of 2000, there were 950 people, 378 households, and 255 families residing in the city. The population density was 423.4 people per square mile (163.7/km2). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 186.3 per square mile (72.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 62.21% White, 31.47% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 4.00% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races.