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Wright City is a city in Warren County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Interstate 70 at mile marker 200 approximately 50mi west of downtown St. Louis. Wright City is a small, semi-rural community area with primarily single-family housing, with some multi-family dwellings. The population was 3,119 at the 2010 census. It has a number of small stores and restaurants. It has various types of light to heavy industrial businesses.HistoryWright was laid out in 1857, and named after Dr. Henry C. Wright, a first settler. A post office called Wright City has been in operation since 1858.The Southwestern Bell Repeater Station-Wright City was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.GeographyWright City is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.06sqmi, of which, 5.97sqmi is land and 0.09sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 3,119 people, 1,178 households, and 823 families residing in the city. The population density was 522.4PD/sqmi. There were 1,288 housing units at an average density of 215.7/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 87.0% White, 5.7% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 3.7% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.2% of the population.Wright City is in Missouri (MO). Our United States day trip planner allows you to plan your trip to Wright City and a wealth of other destinations big and small.
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