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Welcome to Wellington ...

The city of Wellington is located in Carbon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wellington has a population of 1,621 people<2> (see below for details).

Wellington was established in 1878.

The community of Wellington is 5,380 feet [1,640 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wellington is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Wellington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wellington is within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wellington had an population of 1,621 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellington had a population of 1,676 people (or 7.83% of the total population of Carbon County). This makes Wellington the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wellington represents 0.06% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,676 people, the population of Wellington has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,666 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wellington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Wellington - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Wellington ...

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

  • Price [Carbon County]
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    • Price [Carbon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Wellington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Price have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Price<6>
  • Helper [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helper
    • Helper [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Wellington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helper<6>
  • Huntington [Emery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington [Emery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Wellington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,959 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<6>
  • East Carbon City [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Carbon City
    • East Carbon City [Carbon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Wellington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
    • Former names for East Carbon City:
    • Drager
    • Dragerton
    • East Carbon City has also been known as:
    • East Carbon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Carbon City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Carbon City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cleveland [Emery County]
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      • Cleveland [Emery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Wellington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
    • Elmo [Emery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmo
      • Elmo [Emery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Wellington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmo<6>
    • Sunnyside [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Carbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Wellington
      • Estimated population in 2013: 371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunnyside<6>
    • Hiawatha [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawatha
      • Hiawatha [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Wellington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawatha
    • Victor [Emery County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victor
      • Victor [Emery County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Wellington
    • Kenilworth [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenilworth
      • Kenilworth [Carbon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Wellington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenilworth

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wellington ...

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

Adding Wellington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wellington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wellington was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.

We also found Wellington on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1900.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wellington on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncountyutah.com/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wellington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wellington) 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 Wellington. 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 WellingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5425, Longitude: -110.7341    
<5>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.
<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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