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Wells

Wells is a small city in the Mendip district of Somerset. It is reputed to be England's smallest city with a population of only 10,000. (Technically, though, the City of London has a resident population of only 7,000, and so may beat it). It is the only city in Somerset other than Bath in Bath and North East Somerset.

Wells is a popular tourist destination, due in large part to several historical sites. Parts of Wells Cathedral (widely considered one of the most beautiful in England) date back to the 10th century, and one of its streets, Vicars' Close, is reputed to be the oldest continually-inhabited street in Europe. The city derives its name from three wells in the grounds of the Bishop's Palace.

William Penn is said to have passed through Wells shortly before leaving for America, spending a night at The Crown Inn.

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Wells is also the name of some places in the United States of America:

And a place in Norfolk, England Wells is also the surname of persons