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Welland, Ontario

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Welcome to Welland ...

The city of Welland was established in 1788.

Welland is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Welland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Area Codes for Welland: (289)<2>, (365) & (905)

The Canadian Postal Code for Welland: L3B<3>

Websites for Welland ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Communities Also Named Welland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Welland - they are located in Illinois, South Dakota and Washington.

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

Communities near Welland ...

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

  • Saint Catharines
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Welland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara Falls
    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Welland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Welland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Island
      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Welland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Island have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island
    • Lincoln
    • Port Colborne
    • Thorold

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Welland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Welland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Welland, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Welland, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Welland). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Welland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>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- Welland) 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 Welland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WellandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9922, Longitude: -79.2483    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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