Wellsboro, Indiana

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Unincorporated community
Wellsboro is located in Indiana
Wellsboro is located in the US
Coordinates: 41°29′50″N 86°45′55″W / 41.49722°N 86.76528°W / 41.49722; -86.76528Coordinates: 41°29′50″N 86°45′55″W / 41.49722°N 86.76528°W / 41.49722; -86.76528
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Noble
Elevation[1] 751 ft (229 m)
ZIP code 46382
FIPS code 18-82250[2]
GNIS feature ID 445669

Wellsboro is an unincorporated community in Noble Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.


Wellsboro was laid out in 1875 at the junction of two railroads.[3] It was named for its founders, Charles F. and Theodore H. Wells.[4] Wellsboro (originally spelled Wellsborough) contained a post office from 1877 until 1955.[5]


Wellsboro is located at 41°29′50″N 86°45′55″W / 41.49722°N 86.76528°W / 41.49722; -86.76528.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 811. 
  4. ^ Daniels, E. D. (1904). A twentieth century history and biographical record of La Porte County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Co. p. 106. 
  5. ^ "LaPorte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2014.