ORIGIN: Founded in 1842 as Trout's Hill in honor of its first settler, Abraham Trout. Incorporated as Fairview in 1882 by Circuit Court, but changed to Wayne in 1911. Named for Revolutionary War Gen. Anthony Wayne.
POPULATION: 1,121 (according to 2008 Census estimates).
MAYOR: James Ramey III.
CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS: Tony Atkins, recorder; Rosie Whipkey; Lucille Prichard; Danny Grace; Justin Pridemore; and David Dean.
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: Second Monday of each month, 6 p.m.
CITY HALL: 1300 Norfolk Ave., Wayne WV 25570, phone 304-272-3221.
POLICE: Wayne Police, 304-272-3851.
FIRE: Wayne Volunteer Fire Department, 304-272-5656.
TRASH COLLECTION: Municipal trash collection, pickup once weekly.
BOUNDARIES: Wal-Mart Plaza to the north, Wayne Fire Department to the south, Spunky Addition to the east.
SCHOOL DISTRICT: Wayne County Schools, 304-272-5116.
ZIP CODE: 25570.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Wayne Express for senior citizens, 304-272-6060.