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Time Zone: Wayne County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Greenville is the Seat for Wayne County.

Wayne County was founded in 1818. Wayne was created by taking area from Cape Girardeau and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 12,392 people. This is a decrease of 6.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,259 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 0.24% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 75th most populous county (out of 115 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
201013,521+1.98%+9.11% since 2009
200912,392-6.54%-0.5% since 2008
200812,454-6.07%-0.52% since 2007
200013,259The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Wayne County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Wayne County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Piedmont   1,8661,9926.33% decrease  
Greenville   4224516.43% decrease  
Williamsville   3523797.12% decrease  
Mill Spring   2032197.31% decrease  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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