City of Wells

Now Playing at the Flame Theater

City of Wells


Now Playing at the Flame Theater

City of Wells
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Welcome to the city of Wells Website.....Now Playing at the Flame Theater
Why Wells?

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!


Ticket Prices:
Friday through Sunday - All seats $5.00
Monday - All seats $4.00

Friday through Monday - 7:00 pm
Sunday Matinees - 2:00 pm

The Wells Swimming Pool
Opens June 8th!

Check out our Parks and Recreation page for pool hours, rates, and information on swimming lessons.

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Get Involved!

The City of Wells is accepting applications for vacancies on the following boards and commissions:

  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Park Board

Applications are available using the link below or at City Hall, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:00 pm.

Application for City Boards and Commissions

Applications can be dropped off or mailed to 125 S Broadway, Wells, MN 56097 or emailed to

2024 Lifeguard Hiring Poster New Wages

Wells City Hall
125 South Broadway
Wells MN 56097
Phone: 507-553-6371
Fax: 507-553-5126
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