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Wayne County Fair

Wayne County 2021 Fair

July 27 – August 2, 2021

Few things in life can last for one hundred years and continue to make life changing impacts on so many people. For over one century the Wayne County Fair has influenced area youth with valuable hands-on opportunities and has provided them with the skills needed to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens.

It is the mission of the Wayne County Fair to provide a wide variety of activities that entertain, educate, and inform fairgoers. The Wayne County Fair Board is planning an outstanding schedule of activities for the 2021 fair. This fair promises to have something for everyone while providing a safe atmosphere for patrons. Come enjoy the fun!!!


Corydon Old Settlers

August 5th – August 8th

One of the first recorded meeting of Corydon Old Settlers was held on August 20, 1887. For an individual to be classified as an “Old Settler” at this event, the person had to be a resident of Wayne County for twenty years. There were 253 people present who signed the book on that date declaring that they were Old Settlers. A public collection was taken up to pay the expenses of $3.78 and a contribution of $2.25 was presented by Lewis Miles.

The Corydon Old Settlers celebration is held the second Saturday of each year and has officially been in existence for well over 100 years. In fact, 2020 will mark the 137th year that residents and visitors will gather to celebrate the town of Corydon.

The Old Settlers Committee is planning an event that you won’t want to miss, so mark your calendars for August 5th – 8th.


Special Election for the City of Corydon To Fill Council Vacancy:
Voter Registration Form | Absentee Ballot Request Form

Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

Wayne County Polling Places

NOTICE – Under Iowa Law the Wayne County Board of Supervisors has drawn new voting precincts and boundaries. These precincts will combine several Townships and Cities, and all will fall under the Handicapped Accessible Laws. These changes are being made in the effort to save tax dollars on the increasing cost of Elections held in Wayne County. The following precincts and boundaries will not affect the polling place for City and School Elections.

Election Website

The new precincts will be as follows:

Precinct Area Voting Place
A01 Allerton, Warren, Howard, Jackson, Clinton, Clio, Jefferson, Grand River,& Lineville Civic Center, Allerton, Iowa
C02 Corydon Corp, Benton, & Corydon Twp Courthouse, Corydon, Iowa
H03 Humeston, Clay, Richman, Washington, Millerton & Union Community Center, Humeston Iowa
S04 Seymour, Monroe, Walnut, Promise City, South Fork & Wright Community Center, Seymour, Iowa



Benton – Greenlee | Hazel Dell | Rush
Clay – Cunningham | Lewisburg
Clinton – Greer
Corydon – Corydon | Lacey
Grand River – Clio | Duncan | Evergreen | Hamilton-Hayes | South Lineville
Howard – Banta-Brown-Allen | Fordice-Edmond-Georgetown | Medicineville | Thomas-Shane
Jackson – Moss-Sturgeon | Richardson Chapel | Ripper | Shriver
Jefferson – Big Springs | Shield-Goff | Shriver-Higley | Sinclair-Corder | Woodmansee
Monroe – Genoa | Harris | Pleasantview
Richman – Green Bay | Gwinn | Humeston
South Fork – Dodril | Jones | Promise City | Unmarked
Union – Bethlehem | McDaniel | New York | Ryan
Walnut – Bollman Chapel | Hickerson-Stacker | South Lawn | Sharp | Tharp
Warren – Allerton | Green Ridge | Kilbourn-Rankin-Brown
Washington – Cambria | Hogue | Kirby | Sharon | Hart-Woods
Wright – Adcock | Brown | Confidence | Isolated (Jones)

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Wayne County Public Notification System

In the event of an Emergency, an alert can be sent to the phone number provided by voice, text and email. This is a free service provided by Wayne County Emergency Management and Alert Iowa, however, normal message fees may apply. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your cell phone must have text messaging capabilities. Sign up here for Alert Iowa.