Wells is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,150.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 23.4 square miles (61 km2), of which 22.5 square miles (58 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), or 3.42%, is water. Little Lake (also known as Little Pond) is situated entirely within the Town of Wells, and a portion of Lake Saint Catherine falls within the town as well. Raymond Lobdell's "A Natural Resource Planning Study of Wells, Vermont" (1975) indicates that "Lake St. Catherine is a large, long lake of 930 acres (376 ha) which begins at the Lily Pond in Poultney and drains south into Wells. The lake has a maximum depth of 68 feet, an average depth of 32.2 feet, and a volume of 36,937,000 m3 (1.304417845×109 cu ft). "It is about five miles long and drains into a narrow channel which connects it with Little Pond. "Little Pond is a shallow lake of about 181 acres (73 ha), with an average depth of two feet, a maximum depth of only four feet and a volume of 447,000 m3 (15,785,656 cu ft).
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,121 people, 466 households, and 334 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.7 people per square mile (19.2/km2).