Wellington, Nevada

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unincorporated town
Wellington is located in Nevada
Location within the state of Nevada
Coordinates: 38°45′20″N 119°22′34″W / 38.75556°N 119.37611°W / 38.75556; -119.37611Coordinates: 38°45′20″N 119°22′34″W / 38.75556°N 119.37611°W / 38.75556; -119.37611
Country United States
State Nevada
County Lyon
Elevation 4,836 ft (1,474 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 89444
GNIS feature ID 848674
Reference no. 74

Wellington (also Wellingtons or Wellingtons Station) is an unincorporated town in southwestern Lyon County, Nevada, United States. It lies along State Route 208, southwest of the city of Yerington, the county seat of Lyon County.[1] Its elevation is 4,836 feet (1,474 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, Wellington has a post office with the ZIP code of 89444,[3]


A post office was first established at Wellington in 1865.[4] The community was named after one Major Wellington, a businessperson in the stagecoach industry.[5]


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