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The location of Wellsville

Welcome to Wellsville ...

Wellsville is located in York County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wellsville has a population of 255 people<2> (see below for details).

Wellsville is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wellsville lies within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellsville had a population of 242 people. This makes Wellsville the county's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 242 people, the population of Wellsville decreased 13.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 279 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wellsville had an population of 255 people. This is an increase of 5.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wellsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wellsville and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Camp Hill   [Map]   7,939   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   19,259   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elizabethtown   [Map]   11,586   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hanover   [Map]   15,607   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   49,192   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mechanicsburg   [Map]   9,016   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wellsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Wellsville - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New York (2), Ohio, Tennessee and Utah.

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

See 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 Wellsville. 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 Wellsville. 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 Wellsville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wellsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 40.0565, Longitude: -76.9455     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wellsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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