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Wright City is a town in McCurtain County.
The community was named for William W. Wright, first soldier from the county to be killed in World War I. The community had formerly been known as Bismark, but townspeople changed it to avoid association with Germany
The latitude of Wright City is 34.06N. The longitude is -95.003W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 397 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 816.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wright City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McCurtain County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74766 ZIP code.
3% of Wright City residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wright City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wright City was $13,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Wright City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wright City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $397.
McCurtain County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wright City political report.
The average commute time for Wright City workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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