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Welcome to Wright ...

Wright is located in Jefferson County.

Wright is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Wright lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Wright: 72182<2>

Communities near Wright ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wright and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Allport   [Map]   116   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Altheimer   [Map]   846   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
England   [Map]   2,744   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Humnoke   [Map]   278   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Keo   [Map]   256   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   42,984   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wright.

Communities Also Named Wright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Wright: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Pike County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 34 communities that are also named Wright - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wright.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wright. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wright. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wright.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wright:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wright ...

Looking for more information about Wright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Wright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wright, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wright.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wright. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountyark.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Wright). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wright or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Wright. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wright) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wright. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wright. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4351, Longitude: -92.0663     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wright.

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