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

The community of Wayne is the Seat for Wayne County.

Wayne County was founded in 1842 and was created by taking area from CabellCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wayne had a population of 41,119 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,903 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wayne represented 2.37% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 13th most populous county (out of 55 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
201042,481-0.98%+3.31% since 2009
200941,119-4.16%-0.59% since 2008
200841,361-3.59%-0.29% since 2007
200741,482-3.31% 
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200042,903The 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)
Kenova   3,2663,4856.28% decrease  
Ceredo   1,5911,6755.01% decrease  
Wayne   1,1521,1054.25% increase  
Fort Gay   8018192.2% decrease  

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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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