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Wayland, Iowa

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The location of Wayland

Welcome to Wayland ...

The city of Wayland is located in Henry County.

The location of Wayland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wayland has a population of 951 people<2> (see below for details).

Wayland is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wayland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wayland lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Wayland: 52654<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wayland had a population of 966 people. This makes Wayland the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Wayland represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 293rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 966 people, the population of Wayland increased 2.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 945 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wayland had an population of 951 people. This is a decrease of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.63% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wayland.

Communities Also Named Wayland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wayland - they are located in Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wayland.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wayland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wayland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wayland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wayland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wayland ...

Looking for more information about Wayland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wayland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wayland.

Communities near Wayland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Wayland

Located in Jefferson County

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wayland

Washington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Wayland

Located in Washington County

Columbus Junction   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wayland

Located in Louisa County

Maharishi Vedic City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Wayland

Located in Jefferson County

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Wayland

Brighton   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Wayland

Located in Washington County

Ainsworth   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wayland

Located in Washington County

Richland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Wayland

Located in Keokuk County

Columbus City   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wayland

Located in Louisa County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wayland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Henry County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wayland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henry County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wayland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wayland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wayland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wayland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wayland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1478, Longitude: -91.6590     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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