Wayne County

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Roundtable Leaders

The Honorable Janine Edwards
(570) 253-5970
Rozalyn Burke, Director
(570) 253-5102

Wayne County was the site of the test run of the Stourbridge Lion, the first locomotive in the U.S. to run on a commercial track in 1829. The 760 square miles of mountains, forests and farmland are known for the lakes, streams, timber and recreation opportunities.

Wayne County's major employers are small industries, education, agriculture and tourism. Products made in the county include computer paper, printing material and woodmaking.

Wayne County is the third fastest growing county in Pennsylvania.

Wayne County

Wayne County Facts

Population
47,722
Class
6th
Founded
1798
County Seat
Honesdale, PA
Website
www.co.wayne.pa.us
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