The location of Wellington
Welcome to Wellington ...
The city of Wellington is located in Carbon County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Wellington has a population of 1,604 people<1> (see below for details).
Wellington was established in 1878.
The community of Wellington is 5,380 feet [1,640 m] above sea level.<2> 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
The telephone area code for Wellington: (435)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wellington had a population of 1,676 people (which is 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 (with a count of 1,666 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wellington had an population of 1,604 people. This is a decrease of 4.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.72% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Wellington ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wellington and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wellington. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- 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 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 Wellington.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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: www.utah.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wellington.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wellington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Wellington. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wellington
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wellington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5425, Longitude: -110.7341 [Map].
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