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The location of Wells Town













Welcome to Wells Town ...

Wells Town is located in Lamar County.

The location of Wells Town has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Wells Town is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Wells Town: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities near Wells Town ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Poplarville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Wells Town

Located in Pearl River County

Purvis   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wells Town

Carnes   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Wells Town

Located in Forrest County

Pinebur   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wells Town

Located in Marion County

Smith Town   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wells Town

Located in Stone County

McLaurin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wells Town

Located in Forrest County

Angie   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of Wells Town

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Hattiesburg   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wells Town

Located in Forrest County

West Hattiesburg   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of Wells Town

Varnado   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wells Town

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wells Town.

Communities Also Named Wells Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Wells Town: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Lawrence County.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wells Town. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wells Town. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wells Town.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wells Town:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wells Town ...

Looking for more information about Wells Town? 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.

Looking for more information about Wells Town? 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 Wells Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wells Town.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wells Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wells Town) 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 Wells Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wells Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wells Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0230, Longitude: -89.4748     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wells Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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