Wells County


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Wells County, Indiana

102 W Market St Rm 205
Bluffton, IN 46714
Phone: (260) 824-6470
Fax: (260) 824-6475
www.wellscounty.org

In northeastern IN, south of Ft. Wayne; established Feb 7, 1835 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Capt. William Wells (1770?-1812), a white man adopted by Miami Indian Chief Little Turtle (c.1752-1812), who served with the Indians; he returned to the white men and served as Indian agent, then fought the Indians at the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)

Area (sq mi):: 370.41 (land 369.96; water 0.45) Population per square mile: 75.90
Population 2005: 28,085 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 1.80%; 1990-2000 6.40% Population 2000: 27,600 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,158; median household $43,934; Population below poverty level: 5.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,911-$26,226
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Wells County, North Dakota

PO Box 155
Fessenden, ND 58438
Phone: (701) 547-3122
Fax: (701) 547-3840
mylocalgov.com/wellscountynd/

In central ND, northeast of Bismarck; organized as Gingras County Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Sheridan County; name changed Feb 26, 1881. Name Origin: For Edward Payson Wells (1847-1936), ND territorial legislator (1881), banker, and developer of the James River valley

Area (sq mi):: 1290.62 (land 1271.28; water 19.34) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 4,574 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.30%; 1990-2000 -13.00% Population 2000: 5,102 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 45.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,932; median household $31,894; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,589-$30,066
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 17.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Michael Guerra, the Jim Wells County Democratic chairman, said he expects a close race.
A Jim Wells County jury returned a verdict in the amount of $28.
Tenders are invited for Wells County Construction Engineering Services for Bridge #193 Rehabilitation (Des # 1297550) in Fort Wayne District.
But the pair, of Edenbridge, Kent, lost their Tunbridge Wells county court appeal.
Dailey is branch manager in the Wells County Library system in Northeast Indiana.
has announced plans to build an ethanol plant in Wells County and to put that 60 million-gallon plant on the same side of the city as another planned ethanol project underway by Indiana Bio-Energy LLC, a group of local investors.
is seeing a major transformation as construction is underway on the Wells County Arts, Commerce and Visitors Center.
The judges dismissed their appeal against the finding of Tunbridge Wells County Court that Mr Seeckts was the owner of the boundary features surrounding his land at Groombridge, East Sussex.
The Corpus Christi banking market comprises Nueces and San Patricio Counties, the area encompassing Alice and Orange Grove in Jim Wells County, and the community of San Diego in Duval County, all in Texas.
Delta acquired its 10% interest in the Garcia #3 and the continuing development rights in the field on August 20, 2012 by way of an agreement with Progas Energy Services LLC, a Texas Oil & Gas Company ("Progas") to jointly develop, along with other industry partners, a newly re-discovered Frio and Miocene field located in Jim Wells County, known as the Premont Northwest Field.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED : The Joint Venture Agreement is for the development of a Mutual Area of Interest in the Northwest Premont Field in Jim Wells County, Texas.