Wellston is an unincorporated community located in Manistee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The community is within Norman Township in the Manistee National Forest. It just south of Michigan State Highway 55, about 20 miles east of Manistee and about 25 miles west of Cadillac.
Wellston is at latitude 44° 13' 01" north and longitude 85° 57' 28" west. The ZIP code is 49689 and the FIPS place code is 85300. The elevation is 773 feet above sea level.
Wellston, was named for the first postmaster, Adelmer J. Wells. The post office officially opened June 30, 1892. The town was founded by the Swigart Land Company along the Chicago & Western Michigan Railroad.
Web Sites and Links
Byrd CountryTom Silverthorn (aka Byrd), a computer specialist. Information on his home town. Computer service, recreational interests, and general interest links.
NorthStar Auto WashFeaturing 3 self serve bays including a huge bay for big rigs, boats and RVs. Also available are 3 vacuum stations, a playground and a beautiful gazebo and picnic area.
R & J ResortOffers cozy cottages, rustic or semi modern cabins, and RV camping. Photographs, area attractions, and reservation information.
Silverthorn Web DesignDesigns custom graphics, builds web sites, and helps decide on a marketing plan.
Town Bum III Fishing ChartersFishing on Lake Michigan for chinook, coho, trout and steelhead.
Twin Oaks CampgroundsIn the heart of the Manistee National Forest. A wooded park with large sites for camping. Recreation room, showers, play area, and camp store.
Wellston Area Tourist AssociationSteelhead and salmon capital of the Great Lakes. Information on camping, activities, restaurants, and lodging.
Wellston Michigan Big Buck ContestSponsored by the Wellston Area Tourist Association (WATA). Daily winners and grand prize winners in 2 divisions; archery and firearms.
Wellston, Dublin - Norman Township, MichiganInformation and links about Wellston. Businesses, map, government, recreation, weather and events.