Wells Creek (Minnesota)

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Wells Creek
Origin Minnesota
Basin countries United States

Wells Creek is a 27.6-mile-long (44.4 km)[1] tributary of the Mississippi River in Wabasha and Goodhue counties in Minnesota, United States. It enters the Mississippi at Old Frontenac.

Wells Creek was named for James "Bully" Wells, an early settler.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 4, 2012
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 210.