The Wayne Independent
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherMichelle Fleece
EditorMelissa Lee
FoundedFebruary 7, 1878; 146 years ago (1878-02-07), as Wayne Semi-Weekly Independent[1]
Ceased publication2019 (2019)
Headquarters220 Eighth Street,
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18431, United States
Circulation2,500 daily

The Wayne Independent was an American daily newspaper published Tuesdays through Saturdays in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. It was owned by Gannett.

It was the only daily serving Wayne County, Pennsylvania. It was founded as a semiweekly publication in 1878.[1]


  1. ^ a b "About The Wayne Independent". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved May 25, 2012.