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Welcome to Wellsboro ...

Wellsboro is located in Tioga County<1> and is the County Seat for Tioga County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wellsboro has a population of 3,227 people<3> (see below for details).

Wellsboro is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellsboro had an population of 3,227 people. This is a decrease of 1.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellsboro had a population of 3,263 people (or 7.77% of the total population of Tioga County). This makes Wellsboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wellsboro represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 295th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,263 people, the population of Wellsboro decreased 1.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,328 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wellsboro ...

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

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

Communities near Wellsboro ...

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

  • Mansfield [Tioga County]
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    • Mansfield [Tioga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Wellsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,917 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
  • Elkland [Tioga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkland
    • Elkland [Tioga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wellsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkland<6>
  • Blossburg [Tioga County]
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    • Blossburg [Tioga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Wellsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blossburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blossburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blossburg<6>
  • Galeton [Potter County]
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    • Galeton [Potter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Wellsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galeton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westfield [Tioga County]
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      • Westfield [Tioga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,036 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<6>
    • Tioga [Tioga County]
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      • Tioga [Tioga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tioga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tioga<6>
    • Lawrenceville [Tioga County]
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      • Lawrenceville [Tioga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 612 people
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    • Knoxville [Tioga County]
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      • Knoxville [Tioga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wellsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<6>
    • Liberty [Tioga County]
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      • Liberty [Tioga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wellsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 234 people
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    • Roseville [Tioga County]
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      • Roseville [Tioga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wellsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wellsboro. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wellsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellsboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tioga County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Tioga, 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 Wellsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellsboro - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wellsboro) 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 Wellsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wellsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7476, Longitude: -77.2980       In this case, the coordinates for Wellsboro 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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