Facts About Wells County

  • 234,720.16 Acres
  • 455.8 Miles of open drains
  • 388 Miles of tile drains
  • 86 Watersheds
  • 32 Joint Watersheds
  • 35.17 Miles of Rivers(Wabash and Salamonie)
  • 718 Miles of county roads
  • 106.6 Miles of state roads
  • 372 Sections
  • 1384 Cornerstones
  • 9 Townships:
    Chester, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lancaster, Liberty, Nottingham, Rockcreek, and Union
  • 5 of the Townships each have 36 Sections:
    Chester, Jackson, Liberty,  Rockcreek, Union
  • 4 of the Townships each have 48 Sections:
    Harrison, Jefferson, Lancaster, Nottingham

        Brief Facts of Early Wells County

        Wells County Great Flood of 1913