Wells County, Indiana
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Wells County, Indiana  

 TOWNS
Bluffton - Chester - Harrison - Jackson -  Jefferson - Lancaster - Markle -  Nottingham - Ossian 
Poneto - Rockcreek - Union - Uniondale -Vera Cruz - Zanesville


County Seat: Bluffton

Year Organized: 1837
Square Miles: 370.25



Wells County was formed in 1837. It was named for Capt. William A. Wells, who was captured by Native Americans as a young boy and adopted by the Miami chief Little Turtle. He eventually became a scout for Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne. Capt. Wells was killed by Potawatomi allied with the British at the Fort Dearborn Massacre at the outbreak of the War of 1812. The Potawatomi ate Capt. Wells' heart to gain part of his courage.


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