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|Elevation||810 ft (250 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|Area code(s)||458 and 541|
|GNIS feature ID||1136257|
|Coordinates and elevation from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)|
Well Spring, mentioned in many immigrant journals, is 5 miles (8 km) east of Ella along the trail. About 4 miles (6 km) south of Ella is a landform known to immigrants as Well Spring Butte but later renamed Ella Butte.
Ella had a post office from April 24, 1882, through September 30, 1910. Established at the home of Frank Oviatt, it was named for his daughter Ella, who was told it would be named for her if she stopped crying during a post office planning session. Oviatt became the first postmaster.
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