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

The community of Waynesboro is the Seat for Wayne County.

Wayne County was founded in 1809.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 20,654 people. This is a decrease of 2.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,216 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 0.75% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 45th most populous county (out of 82 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
201020,747-2.21%+0.45% since 2009
200920,654-2.65%-0.77% since 2008
200820,814-1.89%-1.52% since 2007
200021,216The 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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