Wayne County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 20,747 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Waynesboro.[2]

Wayne County
Wayne County courthouse in Waynesboro
Wayne County courthouse in Waynesboro
Map of Mississippi highlighting Wayne County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°38′N 88°42′W / 31.64°N 88.7°W / 31.64; -88.7
Country United States
Founded1809
Named forAnthony Wayne
SeatWaynesboro
Largest cityWaynesboro
Area
 • Total814 sq mi (2,110 km2)
 • Land811 sq mi (2,100 km2)
 • Water2.8 sq mi (7 km2)  0.3%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total20,747
 • Estimate 
(2018)
20,298
 • Density25/sq mi (9.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.waynecounty.ms

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.