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Wellington is a city in Sumner County, in the Wichita metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Duke of Wellington
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Wellington. For links to other places called Wellington, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Wellington is 37.265N. The longitude is -97.371W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,230 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,299.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wellington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sumner 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 67152 ZIP code.
22% of Wellington residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wellington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wellington was $16,790, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Wellington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Wellington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $295. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $710.
Libraries in Wellington include Wellington Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wellington include Wellington Daily News
Sumner County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wellington political report.
The average commute time for Wellington workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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