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Welcome to Wrightsville ...

Wrightsville is located in the Bootheel of Missouri.

Wrightsville is located in Dunklin County<1>.

Wrightsville is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Wrightsville: (573)

Adding Wrightsville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Wrightsville in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Wrightsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, 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.

  • Kennett [Dunklin County]
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    • Kennett [Dunklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennett<4>
  • Malden [Dunklin County]
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    • Malden [Dunklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malden<4>
  • Piggott [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piggott
    • Piggott [Clay County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piggott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piggott<4>
  • Portageville [New Madrid County]
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    • Portageville [New Madrid County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portageville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portageville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portageville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bernie [Stoddard County]
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      • Bernie [Stoddard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bernie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bernie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bernie<4>
    • Campbell [Dunklin County]
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      • Campbell [Dunklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<4>
    • Gideon [New Madrid County]
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      • Gideon [New Madrid County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gideon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gideon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gideon<4>
    • Parma [New Madrid County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
      • Parma [New Madrid County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 619 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Holcomb [Dunklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holcomb
      • Holcomb [Dunklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holcomb have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holcomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holcomb<4>
    • Qulin [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Qulin
      • Qulin [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Qulin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Qulin

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.

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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 Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Dunklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wrightsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 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 Wrightsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrightsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4732, Longitude: -89.9959    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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