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Welcome to Wrightsville ...

Wrightsville is located in York 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 2,296 people<3> (see below for details).

Wrightsville is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wrightsville is located in the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wrightsville had an population of 2,296 people. This is a decrease of 0.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wrightsville had a population of 2,310 people. This makes Wrightsville the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Wrightsville represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 394th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,310 people, the population of Wrightsville increased 3.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,223 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 two Pennsylvania communities named Wrightsville: This one is located in York County and the other is located in Warren County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 15 communities that are also named Wrightsville - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), 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.

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<6>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<6>
    • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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      • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,724 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<6>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<6>
    • Red Lion [York County]
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      • Red Lion [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<6>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<6>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<6>

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 4 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.

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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 York County: www.york-county.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including York, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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: 39.9751, Longitude: -76.9530       In this case, the coordinates for Wrightsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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