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Welcome to Wells ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wells. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wells to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wells, please Contact Us.




Wells would have been located within present day Marshall County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wells is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Wells was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Wells still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Wells ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Benwood   [Map]   1,307   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bethlehem   [Map]   2,359   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cameron   [Map]   871   NE   3 miles [4.8 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 42 communities that are also named Wells - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York (2), North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Wells. 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 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Wells no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in West Virginia

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About West Virginia

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The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wells, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wells.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Wells. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wells) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wells. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7829, Longitude: -80.5923     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wells have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wells.



 
 
 

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