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Welcome to Wrightsville ...

The city of Wrightsville is located in Pulaski County<1>.

The location of Wrightsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wrightsville has a population of 2,076 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wrightsville.

Wrightsville is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Wrightsville: (501)

The ZIP code for Wrightsville: 72183<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wrightsville had an population of 2,076 people. This is a decrease of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wrightsville had a population of 2,114 people. This makes Wrightsville the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wrightsville represents 0.07% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,114 people, the population of Wrightsville increased 54.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,368 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wrightsville.

Communities Also Named Wrightsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Wrightsville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wrightsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wrightsville.

  • Little Rock (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Rock
    • Little Rock lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Rock<7>
  • North Little Rock (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Little Rock
    • North Little Rock lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,276 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Little Rock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Little Rock<7>
  • Sherwood (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood
    • Sherwood lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherwood<7>
  • Jacksonville (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,361 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<7>
  • Bryant (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryant
    • Bryant lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Wrightsville and is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,375 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryant<7>
  • Maumelle (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maumelle
    • Maumelle lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maumelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumelle<7>
  • Shannon Hills (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon Hills
    • Shannon Hills lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Wrightsville and is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,087 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shannon Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon Hills
  • Alexander (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander
    • Alexander lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Wrightsville and is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,621 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander<7>
  • England (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for England
    • England lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Wrightsville and is located in Lonoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for England have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on England
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for England<7>
  • Redfield (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
    • Redfield lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Wrightsville and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redfield<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wrightsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wrightsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wrightsville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wrightsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wrightsville. See our Newspapers Page for Wrightsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wrightsville ...

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

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

Adding Wrightsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wrightsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wrightsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wrightsville on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1898).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wrightsville on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Wrightsville

The Communities of Arkansas

About Pulaski County

About Arkansas

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

The official website for Pulaski County: www.co.pulaski.ar.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Pulaski, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wrightsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wrightsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Wrightsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wrightsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wrightsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wrightsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WrightsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrightsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6223, Longitude: -92.2204       In this case, the coordinates for Wrightsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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