Wellman is on U.S. Highway 62/385 and Farm roads 213 and 303, in southwest Terry County. It originated as a shipping point on the South Plains and Santa Fe Railway in 1918 and was named for a railroad official. A four-room schoolhouse was built in 1923. In 1925 Wellman opened a post office, which was still operating in the 1980s. The first church was built in 1928 by the Church of Christ. In 1936 Wellman had a post office, four stores, and forty residents. The population was 200 in 1940 and remained steady with 239 residents in 1980 and 1990.
At a Glance
Wellman is part of or belongs to the following places.
Adopt a Town
The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town or county of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.
Wellman is classified as a Town
Has Post Office
Proud to call TX home?
Put your name on the town or county of your choice.
Search Places »
Wellman by the Numbers
This is some placeholder text that we should either remove or replace with a brief summary about this particular metric. For example, "We update population counts once per year..."
|199||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|203||2010||Texas Demographic Center|
|203||2000||Texas Demographic Center|
|239||1990||Texas Demographic Center|