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Welcome to Wellsville ...

The village of Wellsville is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wellsville has a population of 4,375 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wellsville is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Wellsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Wellsville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.wellsvilleareachamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Wellsville, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellsville had an population of 4,375 people. This is a decrease of 6.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellsville had a population of 4,679 people (or 9.56% of the total population of Allegany County). This makes Wellsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wellsville represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 504th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,679 people, the population of Wellsville decreased 9.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,171 people).

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

Adding Wellsville 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 Wellsville 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 Wellsville 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 Wellsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Wellsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Wellsville: This one is located in Allegany County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond New York, there are 10 communities that are also named Wellsville - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Utah.

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

Communities near Wellsville ...

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

  • Alfred [Allegany County]
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    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfred
  • Alfred [Allegany County]
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    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Alfred has also been known as:
    • Alfred village
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfred
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred<6>
  • Cuba [Allegany County]
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    • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Amity [Allegany County]
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    • Amity [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
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      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
    • Friendship [Allegany County]
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      • Friendship [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Andover [Allegany County]
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      • Andover [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Genesee [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genesee
      • Genesee [Allegany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Belfast [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfast
      • Belfast [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfast
    • Almond [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almond
      • Almond [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Almond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almond

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wellsville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wellsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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 Wellsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Wellsville) 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 Wellsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wellsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1207, Longitude: -77.9457       In this case, the coordinates for Wellsville 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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