Welcome to the Official Web Page for the City of Wellston, Ohio


Wellston City Offices will be closed Wednesday July 4th, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. Wed. and Thurs. garbage will be picked up on Thursday July 5th, 2018. Please have the trash out early. Bill Shumate, Service Director.

There is a boil order issued for residents on 2nd St. From Railroad Ave to Michigan Ave. Issued 6-18-18 at 10:00am. This also applies to anyone in that area with low pressure. Please boil for two minutes before consumption.

Boil Order


There is a boil order from Broadway Street to 4th Street and from Michigan Avenue to Minnesota Avenue.  Issued June 14, 2018 at 6 pm.

Community Garden

Calling all social, helpful, happy and committed people wanting to make Wellston beautiful: Our Garden Committee needs YOU!

We need groups and individuals to pick a time and a task; like watering our plants, light weeding, and dumping mulch in the orchard.

Just an hour on your calendar will help out TREMENDOUSLY !

Please use our online sign up:

There are a lot of great things happening in Wellston on Saturday, June 30th.  Click HERE to learn more!


Scrap Tire Day

The Jackson County Health Department in conjunction with the GJMV Solid Waste District and the Ohio EPA will host a collection point for old tires on Tuesday, June 26th from 9:00 am until Noon at the GJMV Solid Waste District Office and Recycling Center. The center is located at 1056 South New Hampshire Avenue in Wellston.

For additional information, click HERE

WPD – Help Wanted

We are now taking applications for part time patrol and part time dispatch positions. Please apply in person at the Wellston Police Department. Patrol position applicants must be 21 years or older AND OPOTA certified. Dispatch applicants must be 18 or over and have no criminal history.

For more information, contact Acting Chief John Robinson at (740) 384-2171 or at jrobinson@cityofwellston.org