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Welcome to Wayland ...

The village of Wayland is located in Steuben County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wayland has a population of 1,774 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wayland.

Wayland is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wayland had an population of 1,774 people. This is a decrease of 4.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wayland had a population of 1,865 people. This makes Wayland the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,865 people, the population of Wayland decreased 1.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,893 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wayland.

Communities Also Named Wayland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wayland - they are located in Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, 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.

  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,450 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
  • Hornell [Steuben County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornell
    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<6>
  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
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    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo<6>
  • Livonia [Livingston County]
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    • Livonia [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wayland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Dansville [Livingston County]
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      • North Dansville [Livingston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Dansville
    • Dansville [Livingston County]
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      • Dansville [Livingston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dansville<6>
    • Mount Morris [Livingston County]
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      • Mount Morris [Livingston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Morris
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornellsville
      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornellsville
    • Richmond [Ontario County]
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      • Richmond [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Groveland [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveland
      • Groveland [Livingston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Wayland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland

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 4 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wayland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wayland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wayland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wayland on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Steuben County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Steuben County: www.steubencony.org/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Steuben, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wayland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wayland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaylandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5660, Longitude: -77.5925       In this case, the coordinates for Wayland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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