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Welcome to Wayland ...

Wayland is located in Benewah County<1>.


The location of Wayland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


Wayland is 2,620 feet [799 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wayland is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Wayland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Wayland, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Wayland: (208) and (986)<4>

Communities Also Named Wayland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wayland - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, 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.

  • Saint Maries
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Maries have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Maries
    • Saint Maries is located in Benewah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Maries <5>
  • Chatcolet
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatcolet
    • Chatcolet is located in Benewah County
  • Parkline
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkline
    • Parkline is located in Benewah County
  • Fernwood
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernwood
    • Fernwood is located in Benewah County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fernwood <5>
  • Emida
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emida
    • Emida is located in Benewah County
  • Emerald Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Creek
    • Emerald Creek is located in Shoshone County
  • Clarkia
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Calder
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calder
    • Calder is located in Shoshone County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calder <5>
  • De Smet
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Smet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Smet
    • De Smet is located in Benewah County
  • Bovill
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bovill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bovill
    • Bovill is located in Latah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bovill <5>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wayland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wayland.

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 State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Benewah, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<5>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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