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"The Parlor City"
Bluffton is a city in Wells County, in the Fort Wayne metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location on bluffs overlooking the river.
The latitude of Bluffton is 40.738N. The longitude is -85.171W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,496.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bluffton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wells County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Wayne area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46714 ZIP code.
32% of Bluffton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bluffton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bluffton was $19,118, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Bluffton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Bluffton include Villa North Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bluffton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.
Libraries in Bluffton include Wells County Public Library ... View libraries
Wells County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bluffton political report.
The average commute time for Bluffton workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Bluffton include Holiday Inn Express Hotels.
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