Wells Creek

River in the United States of America

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Wells Creek
Wells Creek (Minnesota) is located in Minnesota
Wells Creek (Minnesota)
Mouth of Wells Creek
Location
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationGoodhue, Minnesota
 • coordinates44°23′03″N 92°34′10″W / 44.3841334°N 92.5693558°W / 44.3841334; -92.5693558
Mouth 
 • location
Frontenac, Minnesota
 • coordinates
44°30′56″N 92°19′6″W / 44.51556°N 92.31833°W / 44.51556; -92.31833Coordinates: 44°30′56″N 92°19′6″W / 44.51556°N 92.31833°W / 44.51556; -92.31833
Length27.6 miles
Basin features
River systemMississippi River

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.[2] It enters the Mississippi at Old Frontenac.[3]

Wells Creek was named for James "Bully" Wells, an early settler.[4]

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

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