Wellington is located in Lafayette County, Missouri, overlooking the Missouri River. Passing through Wellington is Missouri Route 224, which has been designated as the Old Trails Scenic Byway because of its unique history and scenic qualities.

Founded in 1837, Wellington is a rural community with a rich history. The citizens of Wellington encourage family growth and leadership while maintaining traditional values.

City Council

The City Council meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00PM. Citizens are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. The meetings are held at the Wellington City Hall, located at 101 East 4th Street.

Public Works


Water is provided by Public Water Supply District #1. To set up a water account with the City, one must go to the collectors office at the Wellington City Hall, 101 East 4th Street between the hours of 1:30PM and 4:30PM Monday through Friday. A meter deposit of $150.00 is required at the time of opening the account. A 10% penalty is assessed for late water bills and water is shut off 10 days after the billing due date if the payment is not made. Arrears must be paid in full to resume service and a $25.00 reconnect fee is charged. The final water bill payment is deducted from the deposit at the time that the resident vacates the premises. Water bills are mailed the first week of each month. Included on the water bill are water, sewer, and trash pickup fees.