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Welcome to Wayland ...

Wayland is located in Crawford County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Wayland, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

Wayland is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, 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.

  • Meadville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Edinboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinboro
    • Edinboro is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,405 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinboro <4>
  • Sugarcreek
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugarcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugarcreek
    • Sugarcreek is located in Venango County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,868 people
  • Cambridge Springs
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge Springs
    • Cambridge Springs is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,665 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge Springs <4>
  • Cochranton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cochranton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cochranton
    • Cochranton is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,063 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cochranton <4>
  • Linesville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linesville
    • Linesville is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linesville <4>
  • Saegertown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saegertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saegertown
    • Saegertown is located in Crawford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 938 people
  • Polk
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polk
    • Polk is located in Venango County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 768 people
  • Conneautville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Sandy Lake
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)

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. 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.<5>

From that list, the Wayland post office opened in 1881.

We also found Wayland in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Wayland.

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 Crawford County: www.co.crawford.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Crawford, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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