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Wellfleet, Nebraska

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The location of Wellfleet

Welcome to Wellfleet ...

The village of Wellfleet is located in Lincoln County.

When the people of Wellfleet refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Wellfleetians<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wellfleet has a population of 76 people<2> (see below for details).

Wellfleet is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Wellfleet is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Wellfleet (for example, toward Elsie), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Wellfleet is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Wellfleet: 69170<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellfleet had a population of 78 people. This makes Wellfleet the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 78 people, the population of Wellfleet increased 2.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 76 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wellfleet had an population of 76 people. This is a decrease of 2.56% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Wellfleet ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Curtis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Wellfleet

Located in Frontier County

Maywood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wellfleet

Located in Frontier County

Moorefield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Wellfleet

Located in Frontier County

Dickens   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Wellfleet

Somerset   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wellfleet

Bignell   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Wellfleet

Hayes Center   [Map]

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

Located in Hayes County

Stockville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wellfleet

Located in Frontier County

Wallace   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Wellfleet

Maxwell   [Map]

Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wellfleet

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

Communities Also Named Wellfleet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wellfleet - it's located in Massachusetts.

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

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 Wellfleet. 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 Wellfleet. 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 Wellfleet.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellfleet ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Lincoln County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Wellfleet refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Wellfleet may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wellfleet.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellfleet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 village (such as Wellfleet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wellfleet or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Wellfleet) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wellfleet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wellfleet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellfleet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7531, Longitude: -100.7288     [Map].

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