Wells County, Indiana

Wells County: County in Indiana, United States


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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 28,142 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bluffton. The county was created 186 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Wells County

Population : 28,142 (2020)
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 : 16:00:28 (28th January 2023)
Density : 29 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.8% (2010-2020)
Wells County locator map
Location of Wells County on Indiana map.
Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image
Wells County Courthouse P4020318
Wells County Courthouse P4020318 image


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 map

Wells County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bluffton 10,094 City in Harrison and Lancaster townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States
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

Wells County has 5 neighbours.

  • Bluffton


The population of Wells County increased by 1.8% in 10 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
2020 28,142 -0.55% estimation process

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People born in Wells County (3)

People born in Wells County, including forester Charles C. Deam, Carrie Dale Prillaman, William Henry Eichhorn, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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