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Welcome to Wayland ...

The city of Wayland is located in Henry County<1>.

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.

  • Fairfield [Jefferson County]
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    • Fairfield [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<7>
  • Mount Pleasant [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<7>
  • Washington [Washington County]
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    • Washington [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • Columbus Junction [Louisa County]
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    • Columbus Junction [Louisa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus Junction<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maharishi Vedic City [Jefferson County]
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      • Maharishi Vedic City [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maharishi Vedic City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maharishi Vedic City
    • Winfield [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,073 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<7>
    • Brighton [Washington County]
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      • Brighton [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<7>
    • Richland [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Keokuk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
    • Ainsworth [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth
      • Ainsworth [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 577 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ainsworth<7>
    • Columbus City [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus City
      • Columbus City [Louisa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus City

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 ...

The Communities 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: www.co.henry.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wayland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wayland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 WaylandOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Wayland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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