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The location of Wright

Welcome to Wright ...

The city of Wright is located in Carlton County.

The location of Wright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wright has a population of 126 people<2> (see below for details).

Wright is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wright is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Wright: 55798<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wright had a population of 127 people. This makes Wright the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 127 people, the population of Wright increased 36.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 93 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wright had an population of 126 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Wright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Wright - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (2), 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wright. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wright, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wright.

Communities near Wright ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Moose Lake   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Wright

North Carlton UT   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Wright

Barnum   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wright

Floodwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Wright

Located in Saint Louis County

McGregor   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Wright

Located in Aitkin County

Cromwell   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Wright

Kettle River   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wright

Tamarack   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Wright

Located in Aitkin County

Unorganized Territory of Davidson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wright

Located in Aitkin County

Northeast Aitkin UT   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Wright

Located in Aitkin County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<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 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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wright) 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 Wright. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6722, Longitude: -93.0072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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