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Wells County, IN
The county was named for Capt. William Wells, slain in an Indian uprising

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Wells County is one of 92 counties in Indiana.

The county is in the Fort Wayne metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 27,963. This was an increase of  1.32% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$43,934
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wells County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Wells County was $25,300. This was an increase of 10.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Bluffton

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37% of Wells County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wells County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Wells County include Apostolic Christian Cemetery, Batson Cemetery, Bloxsom Cemetery, El Honan Cemetery, Elm Grove Cemetery, Fair View Cemetery, Grannand Cemetery, Grove Cemetery, Horeb Cemetery, Hoverstock Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Wells County include Bluffton, Chester, Craigville, Dillman, Domestic, Harrison, Jackson, Jeff, Jefferson, Keystone ... View communities

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School districts in Wells County include M S D Bluffton-Harrison, Northern Wells Countym Schools, Southern Wells Countym Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Wells County include Ossian Branch Library, Southern Wells Branch, Wells County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wells County include Bluffton News-Banner, News-Banner ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Hotels in Wells County include Holiday Inn Express Hotels

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