Wells, Minnesota is a progressive town of 2,300 located in Faribault County. It is strategically located between Mankato (35 miles), Albert Lea (20 miles) and Blue Earth (25 miles). Amenities and attractions include: new K-12 school - United South Central, St Casimir’s private K-6 school, summer recreation programs, the historic Flame Theater, Depot Museum, Veterans Memorial Park, library, community center, municipal liquor store, senior living options and a municipal airport.
With over 80 acres of parks including Half Moon and Thompson parks, Wells provides many recreational opportunities. Parks include a golf course, a public swimming pool, baseball/softball fields, picnic shelters, sand volleyball courts and playgrounds. Located 6 miles south of Wells, Pihl’s Park is a 20 acre county park on Rice Lake. It features RV and tent sites, nature trail, horseshoe pits, mini golf, disc golf and a fishing pier.
Wells has a vibrant shopping scene including grocery, discount general merchandise, gift shops, florists, hardware, restaurants, bakery, pharmacy, salons, thrift store and others. Major services include two local clinics, chiropractors, dentist, insurance agencies, accounting, plumbing/electrical, legal, five churches, daycares, VFW, American Legion, construction/contractors, two banks and much more.
Enjoy small town living at its best. Make Wells YOUR home today!
ATTENTION WELLS CITIZENS! Highways 22 & 109 are tentatively scheduled for reconstruction through Wells in 2026. MNDOT is in the early stages of project development and would like any community feedback. Click on the link below to participate! Thank you!
The City of Wells is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Planning and Zoning Board and one vacancy on the Park Board. Applications are available using the link below or at City Hall, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm.
Applications can be dropped off or mailed to 125 S Broadway, Wells, MN 56097 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.