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Welcome to Wrightstown ...

The village of Wrightstown is primarily located in Brown County<1>. A portion of Wrightstown extends into Outagamie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wrightstown has a population of 3,504 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wrightstown is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Wrightstown ...

Official Website: www.vil.wrightstown.wi.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wrightstown had an population of 3,504 people. This is an increase of 23.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 81.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wrightstown had a population of 2,827 people. This makes Wrightstown the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Wrightstown represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 314th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,827 people, the population of Wrightstown increased 46.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,934 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wrightstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Wrightstown - they are located in Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Wrightstown ...

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

  • Green Bay [Brown County]
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    • Green Bay [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Wrightstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 103,836 people
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  • Appleton [Outagamie County]
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    • Appleton [Outagamie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Wrightstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,058 people
    • Former name for Appleton:
    • Appleton Junction
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  • Neenah [Winnebago County]
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    • Neenah [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Wrightstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,363 people
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  • De Pere [Brown County]
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    • De Pere [Brown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Wrightstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,014 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Howard [Brown County]
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      • Howard [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Wrightstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County]
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      • Fox Crossing [Winnebago County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Wrightstown
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    • Menasha [Winnebago County]
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      • Menasha [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wrightstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menasha have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ashwaubenon [Brown County]
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      • Ashwaubenon [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Wrightstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,004 people
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    • Kaukauna [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaukauna
      • Kaukauna [Calumet County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Wrightstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,356 people
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    • Bellevue [Brown County]
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      • Bellevue [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Wrightstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,030 people
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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 Wrightstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wrightstown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wrightstown. 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 Wrightstown.

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

Adding Wrightstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wrightstown 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 Wrightstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Wrightstown

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Brown County

About Wisconsin

The official website for Wrightstown: www.vil.wrightstown.wi.us/

The official website for Brown County: www.co.brown.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Brown, 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 Wrightstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wrightstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Wrightstown) 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 Wrightstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WrightstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrightstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3260, Longitude: -88.1653    
<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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