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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.


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Median household income
Local
$24,075
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wellsville demographic reports
Wellsville is on the Genesee River, near the Pennsylvania border
Former and merged names include:
· Genesee
Early industries included lumber and leather tanning, followed by oil production. The Sinclair Refinery, once one of the largest processors of Pennsylvania crude oil, operated here until the 1950s
Local landmarks include the Pink House, an example of Italianate Victorian architecture
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Dyke Museum, Mather Homestead Museum
Colleges and universities: Alfred State College - Vocational Technology Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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20% of Wellsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wellsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $759.


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Libraries in Wellsville include David A Howe Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wellsville include Wellsville Daily Reporter

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Allegany County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wellsville political report.

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The average commute time for Wellsville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Wellsville include Best Value Inn of Wellsville, Microtel Inn and Suites.

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