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Wells Fargo Routing Numbers — State-by-State List & FAQs

We both know why you’re here. Maybe you were too lazy to get up and get your checkbook. Maybe you don’t have a checkbook. But now, you’re expecting a list of Wells Fargo routing numbers.

And you won’t be disappointed. And if that’s really all you came for, just click the appropriate link in the table of contents to the left or keep scrolling. But you could also stick around to learn more about routing numbers. Your call.  

Wells Fargo Routing Numbers — All States

Every state has at least one Wells Fargo routing number. Texas has two. (Pop quiz, Texans: The area with its own routing number also isn’t on the same electrical grid as the rest of the state. What county is it?) 

To find your routing number, scroll through the table. It’s in alphabetical order.

StateWells Fargo Routing Number
New Hampshire121042882
New Jersey021200025
New Mexico107002192
New York026012881
North Carolina053000219
North Dakota091300010
Rhode Island121042882
South Carolina053207766
South Dakota091400046
Texas — El Paso112000066
Washington, D.C.054001220
West Virginia121042882

Wells Fargo Local & International Wire Transfer Routing Numbers

Banks have a special routing number for domestic and international wire transfers. Wells Fargo is no different. 

The number for domestic and international wire transfers is 121000248.


Routing numbers are straightforward. But that doesn’t mean you’re not curious about other aspects of it. The answers to these frequently asked questions should cover it.

What Is a Routing Number?

A routing number, also known as a routing transit number (aka RTN) or ABA number, is a nine-digit code the American Bankers Association assigns to identify a financial institution in a transaction. It quite literally helps route the transaction to the correct bank.

Every day, it helps millions of people get their payroll direct deposits, tax refunds, and government benefits. They can also use them to send ACH (Automated Clearing House) payments and wire transfers.

How Do You Find Your Routing Number on a Check?

Do you still have checks? You can find the routing number at the bottom left of your checks in those funny characters. Incidentally, it’s the one that’s not your account number or the check number. 

How Do You Find Your Wells Fargo Routing Number Online?

Probably the easiest way to find your routing number is to just check your online account. How you find it depends on whether you’re looking on a desktop or mobile device, but it’s easy, either way.

To find it on your desktop, log in and go to your account summary. It doesn’t matter which account you choose unless the accounts are in different states or you need other information, such as your account number. 

You can find the routing number by clicking the “Routing number” link located next to your account number under the account name or at the bottom of the summary. The numbers you need will pop up.

Find Wells Fargo Routing Number Computer Small

To find it on your phone or tablet, open the app and log in. Click on the account you need a number for. When it loads the summary, click the Routing & Details tab across the top. Your routing numbers are in the Account Info box.

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Final Word

Your routing numbers are always handy in your app, but if you’d rather keep them in your wallet or smartphone notes, you can do that too. Unlike your account number, they apply to every person at the same bank in the same state (or country in the case of wire transfer numbers). 

I’d stop short of tattooing them on your person, though. What happens if you switch banks

But if you’d rather not keep track of them at all, that’s no problem too. You can always check bank resources or just search online for them.

Heather Barnett has been an editor and writer for over 20 years, with over a decade committed to the financial services industry. She joined the Money Crashers team in 2020, covering banking and credit content for banking- and credit-weary readers. In her off time, she enjoys baking, binge-watching crime dramas, and doting on her beloved pets.

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