Wells County , North Dakota

Wells County: County in North Dakota, United States

About

Wells County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,207 and a population density of 3 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 3,709 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fessenden. The county was created 148 years ago in 1872.

Wells County Quick Facts

Population : 3,709 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Dakota (United States)
Different from : Wells County
Area : 1290 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Capital : Fessenden
Establishment : January 01, 1873
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:47:56 (4th December 2021)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.43% (2010-2020)
Wells County locator map
Location of Wells County on North Dakota map.
Wells County Courthouse North Dakota image
Wells County Courthouse North Dakota
Wells County Courthouse North Dakota image

Geography

Wells County is located at 47°35'15"N 99°39'39"W (47.5875300, -99.6609500). It has 7 neighbors: Benson County, Eddy County, Foster County, Kidder County, Stutsman County, Pierce County and Sheridan County.

Wells County map

The largest city of Wells County is Harvey with a population of 1,587. Other cities include, Fessenden population 420, Bowdon population 115, Hurdsfield population 73 and Cathay population 48. See all Wells County cities & populated places.

Wells County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Harvey 1,587 Human settlement in Wells County, North Dakota, United States of America
Fessenden 420 City in North Dakota
Bowdon 115 Human settlement in Wells County, North Dakota, United States of America
Hurdsfield 73 Human settlement in Wells County, North Dakota, United States of America
Cathay 48 Human settlement in Wells County, North Dakota, United States of America
Heimdal 48 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Dover 42 Township in Griggs County, North Dakota
Bremen 40 Unincorporated community in Wells County, North Dakota, United States
Sykeston 38 Township in Wells County, North Dakota
Chaseley 33 Township in Wells County, North Dakota
Manfred 33 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Hamberg 20 Human settlement in Wells County, North Dakota, United States of America

Wells County has 7 neighbours.

  • Fessenden

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wells County decreased by 13.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,207 - census
2011 4,198 -0.21% estimation process
2012 4,235 0.87% estimation process
2013 4,150 -2.05% estimation process
2014 4,125 -0.61% estimation process
2015 4,095 -0.73% estimation process
2016 4,049 -1.14% estimation process
2017 3,994 -1.38% estimation process
2018 3,908 -2.2% estimation process
2019 3,834 -1.93% estimation process
2020 3,709 -3.37% estimation process

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Local Places in Wells County

People born in Wells County (2)

People born in Wells County, including tax resister Gordon Kahl, politician Frank A. Wenstrom, you can see a list of people who born in Wells County.

Other places with the same name (2)

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Bismarck 74,018 Capital of North Dakota, United States and seat of Burleigh County
Grand Forks County 69,481 County in North Dakota, United States
Ward County 68,466 County in North Dakota, United States
Minot 47,428 County seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States
Williams County 38,700 County in North Dakota, United States
West Fargo 38,194 City in North Dakota, United States of America
Stark County 32,107 County in North Dakota, United States
Morton County 31,503 County in North Dakota, United States
Dickinson 23,527 City in North Dakota
Stutsman County 20,498 County in North Dakota, United States
Richland County 16,156 County in North Dakota, United States
McKenzie County 15,242 County in North Dakota, United States
Jamestown 14,930 City in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States
Rolette County 14,165 County in North Dakota, United States