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Time Zone: Wayne County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Monticello is the Seat for Wayne County.

Wayne County was founded in 1800. Wayne was created by taking area from Pulaski and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 20,748 people. This is an increase of 4.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,923 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 0.49% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 54th most populous county (out of 120 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,813+4.47%+0.31% since 2009
200920,748+4.14%+0.39% since 2008
200820,668+3.74%+0.44% since 2007
200019,923The Last Census

More information can be found on the Wayne County Census Page for Wayne County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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