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Wells Creek (Minnesota)

River in the United States of America

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Wells Creek
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
 • locationMinnesota

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.

Wells Creek was named for James "Bully" Wells, an early settler.[3]

  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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 210.

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