"Wayne is a place full of exquisite landscapes where everbody knows you, where they take care of you when you're sick, where your kids can grow up without fear. Why doesn't eveybody live like this?" (New England Monthly: "In Praise of Small Towns", April 1989)
We are a small town 15 miles west of Augusta, the State Capital. Wayne's population doubles in the summer as visitors from all over the world come here to swim and sail in our seven lakes and ponds, pick strawberries and blueberries, eat local vegetables Facts about Wayne.
Originally known as New Sandwich, the Town of Wayne was incorporated on February 12, 1798, and named in honor of General Anthony Wayne.