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Wayne County

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Wayne County

Formed from Cabell County in 1842, and named in honor of General Anthony Wayne, of Revolutionary War fame.

County Seat: Wayne, WV
Population: 42,903 (2000 Census)
Wayne County Profile

Lodging: Wayne County Hotels

Schools: Wayne County Schools
Libraries: Wayne County Library

Cities and Towns

Kenova, WV
Wayne, WV

State Parks

Beech Fork State Park

Points of Interest

Wildcat Branch Petroglyphs


Temperature Mean Annual Average: 55 (Degrees F)
January Averages: High 41 (Degrees F) -- Low 23 (Degrees F)
July Averages: High 84 (Degrees F) -- Low 65 (Degrees F)

Long Term Precipitation

January: 3.05 inches -- July: 5.05 (inches) -- Annual: 43.0 (inches)

Mean Annual Snowfall Range

25 - 30 inches

Wayne County Weather Forecast

Additional Sources of Information


West Virginia Geological Survey: Cabell, Wayne and Lincoln Counties