A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Wellington ...
The location of Wellington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wellington has a population of 9,155 people<3> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Wellington, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated November 10, 1905.
Wellington is 5,190 feet [1,582 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Wellington is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Wellington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wellington is located in the (970) area code.
The ZIP code for Wellington: 80549<5>
Websites for Wellington ...
Official Website: www.townofwellington.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellington had an population of 9,155 people. This is an increase of 45.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 242.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellington had a population of 6,289 people. This makes Wellington the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Wellington represents 0.13% of the total population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,289 people, the population of Wellington increased 135.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,672 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wellington.
Communities Also Named Wellington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Wellington - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wellington.
Communities near Wellington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wellington.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wellington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wellington.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wellington. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wellington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wellington. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wellington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellington ...
Looking for more information about Wellington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Wellington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wellington.
Adding Wellington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wellington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wellington was on a map titled Map of Colorado (from Rand McNally, 1947).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wellington on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wellington: www.townofwellington.com/
The official website for Larimer County: www.co.larimer.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2022