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Welcome to Wrightsville ...

The city of Wrightsville is located in Johnson County<1> and is the County Seat for Johnson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wrightsville has a population of 3,626 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wrightsville is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wrightsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Wrightsville: (478)

The ZIP code for Wrightsville: 31096<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wrightsville had an population of 3,626 people. This is an increase of 65.19% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wrightsville had a population of 2,195 people (which is 21.99% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Wrightsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Wrightsville represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 213rd most populous community.

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 Arkansas, 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.

  • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckers Crossroad
    • Tuckers Crossroad [Laurens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Wrightsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuckers Crossroad have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckers Crossroad
  • Dublin [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
    • Dublin [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wrightsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<7>
  • Sandersville [Washington County]
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    • Sandersville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandersville<7>
  • Rockledge [Laurens County]
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    • Rockledge [Laurens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockledge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockledge<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Dublin [Laurens County]
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      • East Dublin [Laurens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Wrightsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dublin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Dublin<7>
    • Tennille [Washington County]
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      • Tennille [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennille
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tennille<7>
    • Midway [Laurens County]
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      • Midway [Laurens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Davisboro [Washington County]
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      • Davisboro [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,950 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davisboro<7>
    • Adrian [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adrian
      • Adrian [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Wrightsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adrian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adrian<7>
    • Harrison [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wrightsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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 on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.

We also found Wrightsville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Johnson County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Johnson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wrightsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wrightsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for your convenience: 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: 32.7295, Longitude: -82.7196    
<6>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.
<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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