Wadley is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,088 at the 2000 census. The community was named for William Morill Wadley.
Wadley is located at 32°52′14″N 82°24′14″W / 32.87056°N 82.40389°W / 32.87056; -82.40389 (32.870491, -82.403756).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.6 square miles (11.9 km²), of which, 4.6 square miles (11.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.09%) is water.