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Wayne, West Virginia
Welcome to Wayne ...
The location of Wayne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wayne has a population of 1,580 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Wayne.
Wayne is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wayne lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Wayne: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wayne had an population of 1,580 people. This is an increase of 11.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.99% since the 2000 Census).
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 total 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 (with a count of 1,105 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wayne.
Adding Wayne to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wayne in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wayne was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wayne on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Wayne ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wayne.
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 Wayne. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wayne.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wayne.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wayne. See our Newspapers 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021