Wright County , Minnesota

Wright County: County in Minnesota, United States

Wright County locator map
Location of Wright County on Minnesota map.

About

Wright County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,700 and a population density of 175 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 140,249 inhabitants. Its county seat is Buffalo. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

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Geography

Wright County is located at 45°10'26"N 93°57'47"W (45.1739300, -93.9630500). It has 6 neighbors: Carver County, Hennepin County, McLeod County, Meeker County, Sherburne County and Stearns County.

Wright County map

The largest city of Wright County is Otsego with a population of 18,887. Other cities include, Saint Michael population 18,437, Albertville population 7,547, Delano population 6,353 and Montrose population 3,638. See all Wright County cities & populated places.

Weather

Wright County forecast: Patchy frost before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Wright County Quick Facts

Population : 140,249 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Wright County, Wright County
Twitter username : wrightcountymn
Area : 714 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.4%
Land as percent of area : 92.6%
Named for : Silas Wright
Altitude : 1,027 feet / 313 meters
Capital : Buffalo
Establishment : February 02, 1855
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 23:41:13 (16th October 2021)
Density : 196 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.09% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Patchy Frost then Sunny 7-days weather

Wright County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Wright County increased by 11.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 124,700 - census
2011 126,229 1.21% estimation process
2012 127,249 0.8% estimation process
2013 128,199 0.74% estimation process
2014 129,798 1.23% estimation process
2015 130,973 0.9% estimation process
2016 132,324 1.02% estimation process
2017 134,205 1.4% estimation process
2018 136,313 1.55% estimation process
2019 138,377 1.49% estimation process
2020 140,249 1.33% estimation process

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People born in Wright County (1)

American politician John Pederson was born in Wright County

Other places with the same name (3)

Wright County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wright County.

City Name Population Title
Otsego 18,887 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Michael 18,437 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Albertville 7,547 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Delano 6,353 City in Minnesota, United States
Montrose 3,638 Human settlement in Wright County, Minnesota, United States of America
Annandale 3,546 City in Minnesota, United States
Rockford 3,377 City in Minnesota, United States
Monticello 3,356 City in Jefferson County, Florida, United States
Hanover 2,793 City in Minnesota
Maple Lake 2,183 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Howard Lake 2,162 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States of America
Buffalo 1,898 City in Wright County, Minnesota, US
Waverly 1,701 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Cokato 1,397 City in Wright County, Minnesota, United States
Clearwater 1,390 City in Minnesota, United States
French Lake 1,248 Township in Wright County, Minnesota, United States

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Brooklyn Park 79,574 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota