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Cherokee County COVID-19 Confirmation - March 27, 2020

The City of Wells in Cherokee County Texas has one confirmed case of COVID-19 in our community.Ci... [more...]

City Business Postponement - March 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor of Wells has postponed the following: April 13, 2020, ... [more...]

Reminder For City of Wells Utility Customers - March 19, 2020

It is very important NOT to flush any wipes down the commode into our sewer system. This includes... [more...]

Wells Homecoming Canelled - March 19, 2020

The Wells Community Homecoming scheduled April 4, 2020, has been POSTPONED only. This event will ... [more...]

City Hall Closure Information - March 18, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 18, 2020, Wells City Hall will be closed to the public. The employee... [more...]

Payment Alert - October 19, 2018

This is the City of Wells' only payment website. When you select "Payment Options on the left-han... [more...]

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Locations & Directions

Wells is located at 31°29′25″N 94°56′27″W (31.490395, -94.940950).[3]

Wells is at the southernmost tip of Cherokee County in East Texas approximately 65 miles (105 km) south of Tyler and 17 miles (27 km) north of Lufkin on U.S. 69. Nacogdoches is 20 miles (32 km) Northeast, Dallas is 165.84 miles (266.89 km) to the north and west while Houston is 137.51 miles (221.30 km) to the south and west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land