Place:Wayne, Tennessee, United States

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Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,021. Its county seat is Waynesboro. Wayne County is named after General "Mad Anthony" Wayne.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1817 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1857 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1881 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 2,459
1830 6,013
1840 7,705
1850 8,170
1860 9,115
1870 10,209
1880 11,301
1890 11,471
1900 12,936
1910 12,062
1920 12,877
1930 12,134
1940 13,638
1950 13,864
1960 11,908
1970 12,365
1980 13,946
1990 13,935

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Wayne County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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