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Wellsville is a village in Allegany County.
Wellsville is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named not for the region's oil wells, but for settler Gardiner Wells
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Wellsville. For links to other places called Wellsville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wellsville is 42.121N. The longitude is -77.948W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,512 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,833.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wellsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14895 ZIP code.
22% of Wellsville residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wellsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wellsville was $16,950, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Wellsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wellsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $759.
Libraries in Wellsville include David A Howe Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wellsville include Wellsville Daily Reporter
Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wellsville political report.
The average commute time for Wellsville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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