Wayne County , West Virginia

Wayne County: County in West Virginia, United States

Wayne County locator map
Location of Wayne County on West Virginia map.

About

Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,481 and a population density of 83 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 39,054 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wayne. The county was created 179 years ago in 1842.

Joseph S. Miller House at Kenova image
Joseph S. Miller House at Kenova
Joseph S. Miller House at Kenova image

Geography

Wayne County is located at 38°8'45"N 82°25'37"W (38.1459500, -82.4269500). It has 7 neighbors: Boyd County, Lawrence County, Martin County, Lawrence County, Cabell County, Lincoln County and Mingo County.

Wayne County map

The largest city of Wayne County is Kenova with a population of 2,943. Other cities include, Ceredo population 1,246 and Fort Gay population 682. See all Wayne County cities & populated places.

Wayne County Quick Facts

Population : 39,054 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (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 : 512 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Anthony Wayne
Capital : Wayne
Establishment : January 01, 1842
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:17:30 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 76 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.78% (2010-2020)

Wayne County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wayne County decreased by 8.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,481 - census
2011 42,194 -0.68% estimation process
2012 41,885 -0.74% estimation process
2013 41,840 -0.11% estimation process
2014 41,517 -0.78% estimation process
2015 41,211 -0.74% estimation process
2016 40,724 -1.2% estimation process
2017 40,215 -1.27% estimation process
2018 39,961 -0.64% estimation process
2019 39,402 -1.42% estimation process
2020 39,054 -0.89% estimation process

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People born in Wayne County (4)

People born in Wayne County, including politician Laban T. Moore, Ohio politician Carmi Thompson, judge Menis E. Ketchum, you can see a list of people who born in Wayne County.

Other places with the same name (16)

Wayne County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Kenova 2,943 City in Wayne County, West Virginia, United States
Wayne 1,559 Town in Wayne County, West Virginia
Ceredo 1,246 City in Wayne County, West Virginia, United States of America
Fort Gay 682 City in Wayne County, West Virginia, United States of America

West Virginia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kanawha County 176,253 County in West Virginia, United States
Berkeley County 122,125 County in West Virginia, United States of America
Monongalia County 106,819 County in West Virginia, United States
Cabell County 91,589 County in West Virginia, United States
Wood County 82,938 County in West Virginia, United States
Raleigh County 72,920 County in West Virginia, United States
Harrison County 66,870 County in West Virginia, United States
Mercer County 58,258 County in West Virginia, United States
Jefferson County 57,486 County in West Virginia, United States
Putnam County 56,428 County in West Virginia, United States
Marion County 55,962 County in West Virginia, United States
Charleston 45,879 Capital city of West Virginia, United States
Huntington 44,934 City in Cabell County, West Virginia, United States
Fayette County 42,062 County in West Virginia, United States
Ohio County 41,182 County in West Virginia, United States
Greenbrier County 34,319 County in West Virginia, United States