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Wayne County

Wayne County was created on March 21, 1798, from part of Northampton County. It was named for General Anthony Wayne. Three boroughs preceded the current county seat of Honesdale. They were Wilsonville, county seat 1799-1802, Milford, 1802-1805, and Bethany, 1805-1841. Honesdale was laid out in 1827, incorporated as a borough on January 28, 1831, and became the county seat in 1842. It was named after Philip Hone, president of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company.

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Township Map of Wayne County, Pa.

Map of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website and modified by Ruhrfisch in April 2006.

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