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Welcome to Wellman ...

The city of Wellman is located in Washington County<1>.

The location of Wellman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wellman has a population of 1,404 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wellman.

Wellman is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Wellman lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wellman lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Wellman: 52356<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellman had an population of 1,404 people. This is a decrease of 0.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellman had a population of 1,408 people (which is 6.49% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Wellman the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wellman represents 0.05% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,408 people, the population of Wellman increased 1.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,393 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wellman.

Communities Also Named Wellman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wellman - they are located in Mississippi, Ohio, Ontario and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wellman.

Communities near Wellman ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wellman.

  • Coralville [Johnson County]
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    • Coralville [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Wellman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,484 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coralville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coralville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coralville<7>
  • Washington [Washington County]
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    • Washington [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Wellman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<7>
  • Tiffin [Johnson County]
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    • Tiffin [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Wellman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,629 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tiffin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tiffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tiffin<7>
  • Williamsburg [Iowa County]
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    • Williamsburg [Iowa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Wellman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kalona [Washington County]
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      • Kalona [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Wellman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,560 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kalona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalona<7>
    • University Heights [Johnson County]
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      • University Heights [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Wellman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,025 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Heights
    • Riverside [Washington County]
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      • Riverside [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Wellman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,021 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<7>
    • North English [Iowa County]
    • Keota [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keota
      • Keota [Keokuk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Wellman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keota<7>
    • Hills [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hills
      • Hills [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Wellman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hills<7>

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 Wellman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wellman.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wellman. 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 Wellman.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wellman. See our Newspapers Page for Wellman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellman ...

Looking for more information about Wellman? 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 Wellman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wellman.

Adding Wellman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wellman 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 Wellman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wellman on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wellman on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Washington County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wellman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wellman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Wellman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wellman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wellman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wellman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WellmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4693, Longitude: -91.8348       In this case, the coordinates for Wellman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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