Bluffton Wells County, Indiana

Bluffton: City in Harrison and Lancaster townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States


Bluffton is a township located in the county of Wells in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,897 and a population density of 457 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,094 inhabitants.

Bluffton Quick Facts

Population : 10,094 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Wells County
Postal code : 46714
Phone Area Codes : 260
Area : 21.63 km2
Altitude : 827 feet / 252 meters
Capital city : Bluffton is capital of Wells County
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 14:46:52 (29th September 2022)
Density : 467 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.95% (2010-2020)
Bluffton locator map
Location of Bluffton on Indiana map.
Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image
Wells County Courthouse P4020318
Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image


Bluffton is located at 40°44'19"N 85°10'18"W (40.7386600, -85.1716400).

Bluffton map


The population of Bluffton increased by 1.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,897 - census
2011 9,930 0.33% estimation process
2012 9,923 -0.07% estimation process
2013 9,924 0.01% estimation process
2014 9,962 0.38% estimation process
2015 9,978 0.16% estimation process
2016 9,983 0.05% estimation process
2017 10,020 0.37% estimation process
2018 10,068 0.48% estimation process
2019 10,147 0.78% estimation process
2020 10,094 -0.53% estimation process

Bluffton zip code is 46714. County name: Wells, County fips: 18179

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People born in Bluffton (16)

People born in Bluffton, including politician Daniel W. Waugh, actor Al W. Filson, football player Chandler Harnish, .


  • Adam Ballinger (American/Australian basketball player) he was born in 12/06/1979
  • Charlie Brown (professional baseball pitcher, born 1871) he was born in 17/08/1871
  • Don Lash (American athlete and politician) he was born in 15/08/1912
  • Everett Scott (American baseball player) he was born in 19/11/1892
  • Howard Marsh (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1888
  • John Tirman (American academic) he was born in 13/12/1949
  • Randy Borror (former member of the Indiana House of Representatives) he was born in 25/07/1957
  • Robert Tonner (American fashion designer) he was born in 14/07/1952
  • Franklin De Haven (American painter) he was born in 26/12/1856
  • Jeff Espich he was born in 08/11/1942
  • Verdi Karns (American composer) she was born in 30/04/1882
  • John Henry Christ (director of the U.S. soil conservation service and botanist (1896-1973)) he was born in 21/11/1896
  • Frank Coffroth Dailey ((1870-1964)) he was born in 22/12/1870

Schools in Bluffton

College & universities near Bluffton, IN

Code Name City ZIP
150941 Huntington University Huntington (IN) 46750

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bluffton, IN

Code Name Address Type
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
BYN Bryan Page and Lynn Street RAIL

Post offices near Bluffton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bluffton Post Office Bluffton (IN) 46714

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Wells County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wells County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Ossian 3,370 Town in Jefferson Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States
Nottingham 1,072 Unincorporated community in Nottingham Township, Wells County, Indiana
Uniondale 311 Town in Union and Rockcreek townships, Wells County, Indiana, USA
Poneto 191 Town in Chester, Harrison and Liberty townships, Wells County, Indiana
Vera Cruz 85 Town in Harrison Township, Wells County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Bluffton distances to largest Indiana cities