Wayne, West Virginia (WV), the county seat of Wayne County, was established in 1842 as Trout’s Hill in honor of Abraham Trout, who owned the land upon which the town was platted. Wayne was incorporated in 1882 and named in honor of General Anthony “Mad Anthony” Wayne. The community is situated on a hill overlooking Twelvepole Creek, a tributary of the Ohio River, approximately 20 miles south of the mouth of the creek at Ceredo, West Virginia.
Lodging near Wayne, West Virginia
Parks & Public Recreation
The following parks and public recreation areas are located within 20 miles of Wayne.
- Wayne City Park
- Beech Fork State Park
- East Lynn Wildlife Management Area
- Beech Fork Wildlife Management Area
Map of Wayne, WV
Wayne is located in the Hatfield & McCoy Region in western West Virginia.