WELLS FARGO BANK HISTORY

  • Bank Name:Wells Fargo Bank
  • Bank Class:National Bank
  • Member FDIC:Certificate #3511
  • locations:5762 Branches in 40 states

Wells Fargo Bank was founded on January 1, 1870 and has been serving the financial needs of their customers for over 148 years.

Wells Fargo Bank currently operates with 5762 branches located in 40 states as a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company. Check below for important events in banks history.

IMPORTANT EVENTS IN BANKS HISTORY

Below is a list of some important events in the history of Wells Fargo Bank, including mergers and acquisitions. This data was last revised on 30th of December, 2017.

DATEEVENT

Jan 01, 1870Institution established: Original name: Crocker First National Bank of San Francisco

Feb 10, 1956Changed name to Crocker-Anglo National Bank

Nov 01, 1963Changed name to Crocker-Citizens National Bank

Jul 01, 1971Changed name to Crocker National Bank

May 19, 1972Acquired The First National Bank of Upland (3536) in Upland, CA

Oct 19, 1973Acquired United States National Bank (3506) in San Diego, CA

Dec 31, 1973Acquired Imperial Valley National Bank (19518) in El Centro, CA

May 30, 1986Acquired Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (1230) in San Francisco, CA

May 30, 1986Changed name to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association

May 31, 1988Acquired Barclays Bank of California (19521) in San Francisco, CA

Jul 31, 1989Acquired Bank of Paradise (23480) in Paradise, CA

Jan 01, 1990Acquired Valley National Bank, Glendale (17820) in Glendale, CA

Mar 31, 1990Acquired American National Bank (19301) in Bakersfield, CA

Apr 01, 1990Acquired Torrey Pines Bank (22809) in Solana Beach, CA

Jan 01, 1991Acquired El Camino Bank (20176) in Anaheim, CA

Jan 01, 1991Acquired Citizens Bank of Costa Mesa (20878) in Costa Mesa, CA

Apr 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of California (1226) in Los Angeles, CA

Jun 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of Idaho, National Association (16549) in Boise, ID

Jun 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of Nevada, National Association (2278) in Las Vegas, NV

Jun 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of New Mexico, National Association (16408) in Santa Fe, NM

Jun 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of Utah, National Association (1261) in Salt Lake City, UT

Jun 01, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of Oregon, National Association (2915) in Portland, OR

Jun 06, 1996Acquired First Interstate Bank of Washington, National Association (2981) in Seattle, WA

Sep 01, 1996Acquired Wells Fargo Bank of Arizona, National Association (2843) in Phoenix, AZ

Jun 01, 1997Acquired Wells Fargo Bank (Colorado), National Association (3009) in Denver, CO

Feb 18, 2000Acquired Wells Fargo Bank (Arizona), National Association (34029) in Phoenix, AZ

Jul 08, 2000Acquired Norwest Bank Red Wing, National Association (5233) in Red Wing, MN

Aug 18, 2000Acquired North County Bank (21621) in Escondido, CA

Aug 25, 2000Acquired Napa National Bank (23941) in Napa, CA

Dec 16, 2000Acquired First Security Bank of California, N.a. (23496) in West Covina, CA

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Alaska, National Association (16853) in Anchorage, AK

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Montana, National Association (16309) in Billings, MT

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Nebraska, National Association (5457) in Omaha, NE

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Texas, National Association (14533) in San Antonio, TX

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank West, National Association (3011) in Denver, CO

Nov 21, 2003Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Wyoming, National Association (2210) in Casper, WY

Dec 06, 2003Acquired Bank of Grand Junction (24500) in Grand Junction, CO

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, National Association (5208) in Minneapolis, MN

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Nevada, National Association (27930) in Las Vegas, NV

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank New Mexico, National Association (2252) in Albuquerque, NM

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank North Dakota, National Association (3922) in Fargo, ND

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank South Dakota, National Association (15277) in Sioux Falls, SD

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Iowa, National Association (4448) in Des Moines, IA

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Illinois, National Association (3667) in Galesburg, IL

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Indiana, National Association (13849) in Fort Wayne, IN

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Ohio, National Association (778) in Van Wert, OH

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Wisconsin, National Association (18694) in Milwaukee, WI

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Arizona, National Association (19501) in Phoenix, AZ

Feb 20, 2004Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Michigan, National Association (5067) in Marquette, MI

Feb 20, 2004Moved bank headquarters from San Francisco, CA to Sioux Falls, SD

Apr 24, 2004Acquired Pacific Northwest Bank (30887) in Oak Harbor, WA

Sep 24, 2005Acquired First Community Bank, National Association (34049) in Houston, TX

Jun 17, 2006Acquired State Bank of Rogers (9335) in Rogers, MN

Sep 23, 2006Acquired Fremont National Bank of Canon City (3000) in Canon City, CO

Sep 23, 2006Acquired Centennial Bank of Pueblo (22301) in Pueblo, CO

Sep 22, 2007Acquired Placer Sierra Bank (30307) in Auburn, CA

Mar 15, 2008Acquired Greater Bay Bank, National Association (27068) in Palo Alto, CA

Oct 18, 2008Acquired Sheridan State Bank (25048) in Sheridan, WY

Oct 18, 2008Acquired The Jackson State Bank (520) in Jackson, WY

Oct 18, 2008Acquired First State Bank of Pinedale (18747) in Pinedale, WY

Oct 18, 2008Acquired Shoshone First Bank (2214) in Cody, WY

Jan 01, 2009Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Grand Junction, National Association (19109) in Grand Junction, CO

Jan 01, 2009Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Grand Junction-Downtown, National Association (12863) in Grand Junction, CO

Feb 02, 2009Acquired Wells Fargo Financial Bank (26983) in Sioux Falls, SD

Apr 25, 2009Acquired Century Bank, National Association (3361) in Texarkana, TX

Nov 01, 2009Acquired Wells Fargo Bank Southwest, National Association (27076) in North Las Vegas, NV

Nov 07, 2009Acquired Wachovia Bank Of Colorado, Interim National Association (59019) in Denver, CO

Mar 20, 2010Acquired Wachovia Bank, National Association (33869) in Charlotte, NC

Mar 20, 2010Acquired Wachovia Bank of Delaware, National Association (33931) in Wilmington, DE

Apr 10, 2010Acquired Wachovia Card Services, National Association (58496) in Atlanta, GA

May 10, 2010Acquired Wells Fargo Hsbc Trade Bank, National Association (34075) in San Francisco, CA

Nov 01, 2010Acquired Wells Fargo Alaska Trust Company, National Association (57755) in Anchorage, AK

Mar 31, 2011Acquired Wells Fargo Central Bank (26839) in Calabasas, CA

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NEW BRANCHES
2754 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306
44029 Osgood Road, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539
CLOSED BRANCHES
225 East Elm Street, Hillsboro, TX 76645
POPULAR BRANCHES
1336 West Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32208
2540 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614
464 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
125 Main Street, Winona, MN 55987
8200 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427
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