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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John M. Westcott started the Hoosier Drill Company in Milton, Indiana in 1858. The company grew and expanded into Richmond and eventually became part of the American Seeding Machine Company, which, in turn, became part of the International Harvester Company.