About Wayne County

Welcome to Wayne County, Indiana!

Located in the heart of the Midwest in east-central Indiana, along the Ohio border, Wayne County is home to67,893citizens. Its rich farmland and unique geography encouraged early settlers to make their home here as early as 1806. Today, agriculture remains an important factor in the local economy, and area businesses continue to benefit from Wayne County's central location to a large percentage of the population of the United States.

We proudly share our amazing history via multiple museums and outstanding historic architecture but our active citizens remain focused on creating future-focused programs that will continue to benefit our communities for years to come.

Take your time, explore our site, and get to know Wayne County, Indiana!

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Wayne County, Indiana Government / County Seat: Richmond

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Did You Know?

Oliver P. Morton, who served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, was a Wayne County native. His family home still stands along the National Road on the west side of Centerville.