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Welcome to Wayland ...
The location of Wayland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wayland has a population of 935 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wayland.
Wayland is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
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<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wayland had an population of 935 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.06% since the 2000 Census).
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).
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.
Communities near Wayland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wayland.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wayland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wayland.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wayland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wayland. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Wayland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wayland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wayland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Wayland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wayland on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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: www.co.henry.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022