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Welcome to Wayland ...
Wayland was settled in 1638 and was incorporated in 1780.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wayland has a population of 13,844 people<2> (see below for details).
Wayland is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Wayland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Wayland: (508) & (774)<4>
The ZIP code for Wayland: 01778<5>
Websites for Wayland ...
Official Website: www.wayland.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wayland had an population of 13,844 people. This is an increase of 6.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wayland had a population of 12,994 people. This makes Wayland the county's 38th most populous community.
The population of Wayland represents 0.2% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,994 people, the population of Wayland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,100 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wayland.
Communities Also Named Wayland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wayland - they are located in Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, 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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Wayland was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Wayland in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Wayland.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wayland: www.wayland.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023