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Wellsboro, Indiana

HistoryEdit

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]

GeographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.