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Welcome to Wayne ...

The town of Wayne is located in Wayne County and is the County Seat for Wayne County.

The location of Wayne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wayne has a population of 1,408 people<2> (see below for details).

Wayne is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Wayne: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wayne had a population of 1,413 people. This makes Wayne the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wayne represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,413 people, the population of Wayne increased 27.87% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,105 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wayne had an population of 1,408 people. This is a decrease of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wayne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wayne and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   1,778   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Louisa (KY)   [Map]   2,412   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
South Point (OH)   [Map]   3,874   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ceredo   [Map]   1,352   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wayne.

Communities Also Named Wayne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Wayne - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wayne.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wayne. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wayne. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wayne.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wayne:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wayne ...

Looking for more information about Wayne? 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 Wayne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wayne.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wayne. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wayne.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wayne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wayne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wayne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2243, Longitude: -82.4414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wayne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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