An authentic District Attock document dating back to 1862 it is recorded that Mohammed Awais Khan also known as Mirwais Khan nicknamed 'Waisa Khan' had founded the village Waisa. This was at the time of the mogul emperor Shah Jehan.
Mohammed Awais Khan originated from Afghanistan.Prior to this, in 1813 there had been a battle between the Sikhs and the Muslims in which the Sikhs were victorious. The Sikhs burned down the village. Much later British troops arrived on the land. The British occupied the Attock fort where they established an army camp surrounded by a wall towards the south of Waisa. This came to be known as the 'Rangu camp'. The 'Rangu' camp was still active until recently. The remains of the wall can still be seen today.
Waisa is located 33◦55’13,17” N, 72◦24’25,71” E and its Elevation is 1006ft above sea level. Waisa is one of the 84 villages of Chach Valley, situated on the Abaseen (The Great Indus River). Abaseen literally means The Father of the Rivers. Waisa is a geographical region in the northern section of Attock District which is East of Peshawar and west of Islamabad. It is one of the most fertile areas of Pakistan, known to be one of the most beautiful regions in Pakistan due to its varied topography. The village is surrounded by distant mountains from three sides and Indus River from one side.
The majority population of Waisa village are from Pashtun origin, who speak Pushto language, which is the nationalized language in Afghanistan. The remainder of the population speak Hindko, a dialect of western Punjab and not dissimilar to Punjabi. Pushtuns are revered for their vicious fighting ability in ancient times and more recently for their much advancement in education, culture, and society. The Hindko people are the indigenous people of Waisa. They are in involved in all aspects of the community. The people of Waisa are extremely hospitable and generous. They proudly uphold the common codes of the Pushtoon-wali, honour, dignity, friendship with humbleness.
Waisa has extreme climate of hot summers and cold winters. The annual rain fall is approximately 783 mm. The majority of the rain tends to pour down during the month of Pashakaal (Monsoon) in the summer season.