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Town of Wells, Vermont

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Welcome to Wells ...

The Town of Wells is located in Rutland County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Wells has a population of 1,154 people<2> (see below for details).

Wells is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wells lies within the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wells had a population of 1,150 people. This makes Wells the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Wells represents 0.18% of the population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,150 people, the population of Wells increased 2.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,121 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wells had an population of 1,154 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wells ...

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 and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Argyle (NY)   [Map]   3,703   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Ann (NY)   [Map]   6,065   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Granville (NY)   [Map]   6,477   W   5 miles [8 km]
Kingsbury (NY)   [Map]   12,427   W   18 miles [29 km]
Whitehall (NY)   [Map]   3,950   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Castleton   [Map]   4,609   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wells ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wells - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

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. 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. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wells ...

Looking for more information about Wells? 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.

Looking for more information about Wells? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wells, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wells.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wells - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wells) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wells

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wells. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4337, Longitude: -73.1957     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wells have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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