"To supply steam engines with water, several deep wells were sunk here, hence the name Wellton. Just west of this thriving agricultural community on the Gila River was San Pedro, referred to be Fr. Eusebio Kino in 1699. The name Wellton applies also to Wellton Hills and Mesa. PO est June 29, 1904, Benjamin Massey Lee PM."
Barnes, Will C.; Granger, Byrd (ed.) Arizona's names : X marks the place Falconer Pub. Co. : distributed by Treasure Chest Publications, c1983. P. 663
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