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Population in 2012: 5,600 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 

Males: 2,409  (43.0%)
Females: 3,191  (57.0%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45692.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,850 (it was $30,021 in 2000)
Wellston:

$30,850
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,865

Wellston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,682 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Wellston:

$75,682
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,707; Detached houses: $90,939; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,175; In 2-unit structures: $42,972; Mobile homes: $31,702

Median gross rent in 2012: $495.

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  • White alone - 5,512 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 40 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wellston: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (21.9%), German (17.2%), English (10.7%), United States (9.5%), Welsh (6.4%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.97 square miles.

Population density: 804 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wellston:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellston city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Wellston, Ohio as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellston to the number of sex offenders is 311 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $988 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $802 (1.1%)

Wellston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (49.2 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (64.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hamden, OH (1.7 miles ), Coalton, OH (2.0 miles ), Jackson, OH (2.7 miles ), McArthur, OH (3.0 miles ), Wilkesville, OH (3.4 miles) , Zaleski, OH (3.7 miles ), Vinton, OH (3.8 miles ), Oak Hill, OH (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $49,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.12 N, Longitude: 82.53 W

Area code: 740

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Crime rates in Wellston by Year
Type 2002 2004 2009
Murders 010
per 100,000 0.016.70.0
Rapes 050
per 100,000 0.083.30.0
Robberies 141
per 100,000 16.466.616.9
Assaults 10151
per 100,000 163.5249.816.9
Burglaries 45856
per 100,000 735.91415.3101.3
Thefts 17327524
per 100,000 2829.14578.8405.2
Auto thefts 7180
per 100,000 114.5299.70.0
Arson 010
per 100,000 0.016.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.7) 216.3487.032.5

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Crime rate in Wellston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Ohio average:

2.11

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Wellston, Ohio accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wellston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Wellston city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Wellston center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Wellston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellston topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred Olen Ray - Professional wrestler, Jeff Montgomery (baseball) - Baseball player, Pete Abele - Politician, John Sylvester - Navy Vice Admiral, Timothy Sylvester Hogan (judge) - Federal judge.


Hospitals/medical centers in Wellston:

  • ASSURITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 107 SOUTH OHIO AVENUE)
  • EDGEWOOD MANOR OF WELLSTON (Nursing Home, 405 NORTH PARK AVENUE)
  • JENKINS MEMORIAL HEALTH FACILITY (Nursing Home, 142 JENKINS MEMORIAL ROAD)
  • MAPLE HEIGHTS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 406 E A ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Wellston, OH

Heliports located in Wellston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellston:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 19,492)
  • Hocking College (about 29 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Shawnee State University (about 37 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Marshall University (about 49 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 54 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Southern State Community College (about 59 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)

Public high school in Wellston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellston:

Private elementary/middle school in Wellston:

  • STS PETER & PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 229 S NEW YORK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Wellston, School District: WELLSTON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Wellston:

  • SYLVESTER MEMORIAL WELLSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $515,370; Location: 135 E. SECOND ST.; 38,791 books; 1,072 audio materials; 2,211 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The University of Rio Grande with 2984 students is only 25 miles from Wellston.
  • You should add New Covenant Worship Center to your church listings. It is located at 12567 State Route 327. The phone number is 740-384-5050

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Notable locations in Wellston: Jackson County Fairground (A), Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services Station 8 Wellston (B), Wellston Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wellston include: Apostolic Tabernacle of Praise (A), Cornerstone Word of Life Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (E), Wellston Presbyterian Church (F), Wellston Church of God (G), Trinity United Methodist Church (H), Nazarene Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ridgewood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Banquet Foods Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Buckeye Furnace State Memorial (Museums; 123 Buckeye Park Road).

 
Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.1%
(32.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 65.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wellston, OH

101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
122 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wellston compared to Ohio state average:

Wellston, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Wellston (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Wellston: The First National Bank Of Wellston at 101 East A Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.0 mil, Deposits: $82.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Milton Banking Company: at 123 South Ohio Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $125.6 mil, Deposits: $114.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Milton Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Wellston Branch at 109 North Ohio Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wellston travel time to work - commute


Wellston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wellston city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.35%
Here33.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the Nazarene The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents25.6%24.0%7.4%6.0%5.7%
Congregations23.1%3.1%4.6%3.1%10.8%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents5.6%4.8%4.1%4.0%12.8%
Congregations12.3%6.2%3.1%6.2%27.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Jackson County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.3%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 7$12,058
Other Government Administration 2$4,303$25,81815$3,471
Police Protection - Officers 11$29,389$32,0613$4,505
Firefighters 3$9,840$39,36033$22,888
Streets and Highways 5$12,966$31,1180$0
Solid Waste Management 4$9,300$27,9000$0
Sewerage 4$11,899$35,6970$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$507
Water Supply 14$41,469$35,5452$3,376
Other and Unallocable 2$5,748$34,4880$0
Totals for Government 45$124,914$33,31062$46,805

Wellston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $7,000 ($1.25)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $886,000 ($158.21)
    Regular Highways: $678,000 ($121.07)
    General - Other: $634,000 ($113.21)
    Police Protection: $486,000 ($86.79)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($61.79)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($47.32)
    Fire Protection: $259,000 ($46.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $234,000 ($41.79)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($25.00)
    Health Services - Other: $110,000 ($19.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($10.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($10.36)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $222,000 ($39.64)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $176,000 ($31.43)
    General: $63,000 ($11.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $233,000 ($41.61)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($2.50)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($2.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,406,000 ($251.07)

Wellston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,058,000 ($188.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($41.43)
    All Other: $118,000 ($21.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000 ($12.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $300,000 ($53.57)
    Interest Earnings: $173,000 ($30.89)
    Rents: $45,000 ($8.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,165,000 ($208.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $657,000 ($117.32)
    Highways: $341,000 ($60.89)
    General Support: $265,000 ($47.32)
  • Tax - Property: $451,000 ($80.54)
    Individual Income: $248,000 ($44.29)
    NEC: $42,000 ($7.50)
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000 ($6.96)

Wellston government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,876,000 ($513.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,821,000 ($503.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($9.82)

Wellston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,424,000 ($611.43)

4.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Vinton County, OH  0.84% ($22,367 average AGI)
from Gallia County, OH  0.43% ($29,740)
from Franklin County, OH  0.39% ($22,478)


5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Vinton County, OH  0.76% ($27,416 average AGI)
to Ross County, OH  0.49% ($31,379)
to Gallia County, OH  0.46% ($19,426)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellston:

  • WYPC (1330 AM; 1 kW; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellston:

  • WYRO (98.7 FM; MCARTHUR, OH; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCJO (97.7 FM; JACKSON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJB-LP (92.5 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: THE CALVARY CONNECTION INDEPENDENT HOLINESS CHURCH)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)

TV broadcast stations around Wellston:

  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wellston, Ohio:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Ohio average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 175
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 285
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Wellston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 24,632
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,397
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 34,188

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wellston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 200 N Pennsylvania Ave (Lat: 39.125083 Lon: -82.531000), Call Sign: KNIE863
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • 9 Km Ese (Lat: 39.087028 Lon: -82.428778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82 m, Overall height: 83 m, Call Sign: KQD483
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.7400 MHz, 45.0200 MHz, 45.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Certifier: R D Myers
    Registrant: Ohio State Highway Patrol, 1970 West Braod Street, Columbus, OH 43223, Phone: (614) 466-4017, Fax: (614) 466-8243, Email:
  • St Rt 124 1 Mi E St Rt 327 (Lat: 39.080639 Lon: -82.522389), Call Sign: WNFN789
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2001, Expiration Date: 01/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2002
    Registrant: Columbus Southern Power Company Dba American Electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (614) 836-4073

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KO5222, Licensee ID: L00021169
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2000, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Jackson County Broadcasting, Inc., 295 E. Main Street, Jackson, OH 45640

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • WELLSTON, Lat: 39.120611 Lon: -82.547500, Call Sign: WQGP293
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2007, Expiration Date: 03/14/2017, Certifier: Mark Jacobs
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • N WELLSTON, 795 N Minnesota Ave (Lat: 39.140000 Lon: -82.544444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQU724
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • Indian Camp TS, Jackson Vinton County Line 1.28 Km S Of St Rt 124 (Lat: 39.087833 Lon: -82.430167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WAA833, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6695.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/29/2022, Certifier: Daniel L Gibbens
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation
  • Route 788 (Lat: 39.106167 Lon: -82.578750), Overall height: 62.2 m, Call Sign: WLI435, Licensee ID: L00021169
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/1987, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Jackson County Broadcasting, Inc., 295 E. Main Street, Jackson, OH 45640

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25765 , Serial Number: 4-728, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1955
    Registrant (Individual): David L Matteson, 129 Meadow Run Rd, Wellston, OH 45692
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BCS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176B SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36200 , Serial Number: 3154, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley Bagnall, 4992 State Route 788, Wellston, OH 45692
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6865F , Serial Number: 15063465, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven P Keller, Po Box 213, Wellston, OH 45692, Other Owners: Nina R Keller
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8250X , Serial Number: 17248750, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Edmund L Maerker, 39875 State Route 93, Wellston, OH 45692


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 163
  • Hazardous Condition: 54
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Wellston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellston, OH

Most common first names in Wellston, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9578.8 years
John9475.5 years
William8873.5 years
James8170.7 years
Charles7374.9 years
Robert5669.4 years
George4975.1 years
Margaret4382.7 years
Ruth4077.4 years
Helen3778.5 years
Most common last names in Wellston, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3878.1 years
Davis3873.6 years
King2974.0 years
Williams2571.6 years
Leach2573.6 years
Martin2470.8 years
Collins2476.1 years
Clark2381.2 years
Downard2370.3 years
Miller2277.9 years
Businesses in Wellston, OH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Wendy's1
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