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Welcome to Wells River ...

The village of Wells River is located in Orange County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Wells River: Wells Riv.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Wells River for more information about variations on the name of Wells River.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wells River has a population of 387 people<2> (see below for details).

Wells River is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wells River is located in the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wells River had a population of 399 people. This makes Wells River the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Wells River represents 0.06% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 399 people, the population of Wells River increased 22.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 325 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wells River had an population of 387 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wells River.

Communities near Wells River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wells River and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Haverhill (NH)   [Map]   4,574   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lisbon (NH)   [Map]   1,577   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Littleton (NH)   [Map]   5,881   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orford (NH)   [Map]   1,283   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Barnet   [Map]   1,637   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bradford   [Map]   2,709   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Wells River. 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 Wells River. 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 Wells River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wells River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wells River ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wells River. 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 Wells River.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wells River - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wells River) 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 Wells River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wells River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wells River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1536, Longitude: -72.0617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wells River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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