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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 1817 and was created by taking area from HickmanCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 16,506 people. This is a decrease of 2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,842 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 0.3% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 72nd most populous county (out of 95 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
201017,021+1.06%+3.12% since 2009
200816,519-1.92%-0.34% since 2007
200016,842The 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)
Clifton   2,6812,6990.67% decrease  
Waynesboro   2,1062,2285.48% decrease  
Collinwood   9991,0242.44% decrease  

Websites for Wayne County

Official Website:   www.waynecountytn.org/

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Footnotes ...

<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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