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Welcome to Wellman ...

Wellman is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

Wellman is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wellman: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Wellman to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Wellman elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Wellman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wellman - they are located in Iowa, 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.

  • McComb [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wellman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<6>
  • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wellman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<6>
  • Summit [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit [Pike County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wellman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wellman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Wellman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Bacots [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
      • Bacots [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Wellman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
    • Bear Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Wellman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wellman, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wellman.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lincoln County

About Mississippi

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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lincoln, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wellman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4585, Longitude: -90.3606       In this case, the coordinates for Wellman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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