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Wellsburg is a city in Brooke County, in the Weirton-Steubenville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Alexander Wells
The latitude of Wellsburg is 40.271N. The longitude is -80.609W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,840.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wellsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brooke County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Steubenville-Weirton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26070 ZIP code.
20% of Wellsburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wellsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wellsburg was $18,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Wellsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Wellsburg include Wellsburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Wellsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.
Libraries in Wellsburg include Brooke County ... View libraries
Brooke County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wellsburg political report.
The average commute time for Wellsburg workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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