Wells County , Indiana

Wells County: County in Indiana, United States

Wells County locator map
Location of Wells County on Indiana map.


Wells County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,636 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 28,296 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bluffton. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.


Wells County is located at 40°43'45"N 85°13'16"W (40.7291900, -85.2212200). It has 5 neighbors: Adams County, Allen County, Blackford County, Huntington County and Jay County.

Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image
Wells County Courthouse P4020318

. See all Wells County cities & populated places.


Wells County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 78. more

Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image

Wells County map

Wells County Quick Facts

Population : 28,296 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Wells County
Area : 959 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.58%
Land as percent of area : 99.42%
Named for : William Wells
Altitude : 827 feet / 252 meters
Capital : Bluffton
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:53:50 (1st August 2021)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.33% (2010-2019)
Weather : 78℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Sunny 7-days weather

Wells County has 5 neighbours.

  • Bluffton


The population of Wells County increased by 2.33% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,636 - census
2011 27,738 0.37% estimation process
2012 27,707 -0.11% estimation process
2013 27,715 0.03% estimation process
2014 27,814 0.36% estimation process
2015 27,851 0.13% estimation process
2016 27,865 0.05% estimation process
2017 27,958 0.33% estimation process
2018 28,083 0.45% estimation process
2019 28,296 0.75% estimation process

Comitatul Wells, Comte de Wells, Comté de Wells, Condado de Wells, Condado han Wells, Contea di Wells, Hrabstwo Wells, Okrug Vels, Owels srjan, Quan Wells, Quận Wells, Uehlls, Uels, Vells, Wells, Wells Kun, Wells Kūn, Wells konderria, Wells megye, Wellsi maakond, raelsa ka'unti, shhrstan wlz ayndyana, u~eruzu jun, vailsa ka'unti, wei er si xian, Веллс, Округ Велс, Уелс, Уэллс, Ուելս շրջան, شهرستان ولز، ایندیانا, مقاطعة ويلز, ویلز کاؤنٹی، انڈیانا, वैल्स काउंटी, ৱেল্স কাউন্টি, ウェルズ郡, 韋爾斯縣

People born in Wells County (3)

People born in Wells County, including forester Charles C. Deam, Carrie Dale Prillaman, William Henry Eichhorn, you can see a list of people who born in Wells County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Wells County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bluffton 10,147 City in Harrison and Lancaster townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States
Ossian 3,382 Town in Jefferson Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States
Nottingham 1,079 Unincorporated community in Nottingham Township, Wells County, Indiana
Uniondale 315 Town in Union and Rockcreek townships, Wells County, Indiana, USA
Poneto 193 Town in Chester, Harrison and Liberty townships, Wells County, Indiana
Vera Cruz 86 Town in Harrison Township, Wells County, Indiana

Indiana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Indiana 6,732,219 State of the United States of America
Marion County 964,582 County in Oregon, United States
Indianapolis 886,220 City in and county seat of Marion County, Indiana, United States and the Indiana federated state capital city
Lake County 485,493 County in Indiana, United States
Allen County 379,299 County in Indiana, United States
Hamilton County 338,011 County in Indiana, United States
Saint Joseph County 271,826 County in Indiana, United States
Fort Wayne 270,402 County seat of Allen County, Indiana, United States
Elkhart County 206,341 County in Indiana, United States
Tippecanoe County 195,732 County in the northwest quadrant of Indiana, United States
Vanderburgh County 181,451 County in Indiana, United States
Porter County 170,389 County in Indiana, United States
Hendricks County 170,311 County in Indiana, United States
Johnson County 158,167 County in Indiana, United States
Monroe County 148,431 County in Indiana, United States
Madison County 129,569 County in Indiana, United States

Next page