Wayne County , Kentucky

Wayne County: County in Kentucky, United States

Wayne County locator map
Location of Wayne County on Kentucky map.


Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,813 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 20,333 inhabitants. Its county seat is Monticello. The county was created 220 years ago in 1800.


Wayne County is located at 36°48'5"N 84°49'43"W (36.8012700, -84.8286300). It has 6 neighbors: Clinton County, McCreary County, Pulaski County, Russell County, Pickett County and Scott County.

The largest city of Wayne County is Monticello with a population of 5,988. . See all Wayne County cities & populated places.


Wayne County forecast: Mostly sunny. High near 86, with temperatures falling to around 84 in the afternoon. South wind around 8 mph. more

Wayne County map

Wayne County Quick Facts

Population : 20,333 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County, Wayne County
Area : 484 km2
Water as percent of area : 5.4%
Land as percent of area : 94.6%
Named for : Anthony Wayne
Capital : Monticello
Establishment : December 12, 1800
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:35:00 (25th June 2021)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.36% (2010-2019)
Weather : 86℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Wayne County has 6 neighbours.

  • Monticello


According to census records, the population of Wayne County decreased by 2.36% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,813 - census
2011 20,901 0.42% estimation process
2012 20,824 -0.37% estimation process
2013 20,782 -0.2% estimation process
2014 20,618 -0.8% estimation process
2015 20,609 -0.04% estimation process
2016 20,728 0.57% estimation process
2017 20,628 -0.48% estimation process
2018 20,430 -0.97% estimation process
2019 20,333 -0.48% estimation process

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People born in Wayne County (4)

People born in Wayne County, including politician William Cullom, novelist Harriette Simpson Arnow, politician John Kelsay, you can see a list of people who born in Wayne County.

Other places with the same name (15)

Wayne County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County.

City Name Population Title
Monticello 5,988 City in Kentucky, United States

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