Measuring Progress Since 1924

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Datum – a set of reference points on the Earth’s surface which position measurements are made.

NAD 27 – North American Datum of 1927

NAD 83 – North American Datum of 1983

WGS 84 – World Geodetic System of 1984

Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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