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

The community of Honesdale is the Seat for Wayne County.

Wayne County was founded March 21, 1798.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 51,337 people. This is an increase of 7.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 47,722 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 0.39% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 44th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

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

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201052,822+10.69%+2.89% since 2009
200951,337+7.58%+0.13% since 2008
200851,268+7.43%-1.1% since 2007
200751,837+8.62% 
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200047,722The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Honesdale   4,7324,8742.91% decrease  
Waymart   1,4121,4291.19% decrease  
Hawley   1,2951,3030.61% decrease  
Bethany   2832923.08% decrease  
Prompton   2362432.88% decrease  

Websites for Wayne County

Official Website:   www.co.wayne.pa.us/

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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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