Geography

Indiana county mapWayne County is located in Indiana in the mid-western area of the United States of America, west of Ohio, south of Michigan, east of Illinois, and north of Kentucky.

With Wayne County's placement on the eastern edge of Indiana, it to shares its eastern border with Preble and Darke counties in Ohio. To the south is Fayette and Union counties, to the north is Randolph county and Henry county to the west.

County seat: Richmond
Elevation: 966
USGS 7.5' x 7.5'
Latitude: 394944N
Longitude: 0845325W
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Wayne County currently adheres to Eastern Time. Wayne County observes Eastern Daylight Time from March to November. Learn more about Time Zones in Indiana.

Wayne County contains the "highest point in Indiana" with an elevation of 1,257 feet above sea level The location is on private property near Bethel, Indiana.

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Did You Know?

Fossiliferous limestone of the Ordovician Period in the Whitewater Gorge is 425 Million years old. It is one of only two places in the United States where this type of limestone is exposed to the surface.