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Wayne County, Missouri

US county information
NameWayne County
Largest cityPiedmont
US Area
Total Area774.09 sq mi (2004.9 km2)
Land Area761.03 sq mi (1971.1 km2)
Water Area13.05 sq mi (33.8 km2)
Population Est.12652 (2008)
Density6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Named forGeneral Anthony Wayne, who served in the American Revolutionary War
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Wayne County is a county located in the Ozark Foothills Region of Southeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the population was 13,259. A 2008 estimate, however, showed the population to be 12,652. The county seat is Greenville. The county was officially organized on December 11, 1818, and is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne who served in the American Revolutionary War.

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