Wayland, Ohio

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Location of Wayland, Ohio

Wayland is an unincorporated community in western Paris Township, Portage County, Ohio, United States. It is located at latitude 41.161 and longitude -81.071, with an elevation of 948 feet.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44285.[2] The community is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area.

For a period of time in the nineteenth century, when it was a stop on the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal, Wayland was called "Cyclone." However, the name was changed, as it reminded people of a tornado.[3] The community is nicknamed Cyclone, Newport and Parisville.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Wayland, OH Community Profile". OH HomeTownLocator. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  2. ^ "Search Results for ZIP code 44285". "Zipinfo". Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 139. 

Coordinates: 41°09′38″N 81°04′16″W / 41.16056°N 81.07111°W / 41.16056; -81.07111