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Welcome to Wright ...

The town of Wright is located in Campbell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wright has a population of 1,751 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wright is 4,920 feet [1,500 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wright is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Wright lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wright lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Wright: 82732<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wright had an population of 1,751 people. This is a decrease of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wright had a population of 1,807 people. This makes Wright the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wright represents 0.32% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,807 people, the population of Wright increased 34.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,347 people).

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), Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Wright ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Wright.

  • Pleasantdale [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantdale
    • Pleasantdale [Campbell County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wright
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantdale
  • Gillette [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillette
    • Gillette [Campbell County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<5> to the north of Wright
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,220 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gillette<6>
  • Linch [Johnson County]
  • Bill [Converse County]
  • Rozet [Campbell County]

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 Wright. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wright.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wright.

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

Adding Wright to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wright 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 Wright was on a map titled Road Map for Wyoming (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wyoming

About Campbell County

About Wyoming

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.

The official website for Campbell County: www.ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Campbell, 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 Wright.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wright - 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 town (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).
<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 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 WrightOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7540, Longitude: -105.4918    
<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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