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Wright City, Missouri Overview
Wright City was first formed in 1857 and named after a first resident and settler of the area, Dr. Henry C. Wright. The city was established to take advantage of the newly constructed North Missouri Railway.
During the Civil War, many of Wright City’s buildings were burned down by the Union Militia.
Wright City was officially incorporated in 1869; however, it did not become a fourth class city until many years later in 1941. Due to the railway and proximity to highways, and later Interstate, travel, Wright City and its businesses thrived and continue to do so.
Real Estate for Sale in Wright City, Missouri
The average house price in Wright City falls right along the state average at around $150,000. Most homes in the city are single family, detached, with a few multi-family dwellings scattered throughout town.
Average income for those who live in Wright City is approximately $49,119 which is a small dip below Missouri as a whole at $51,746.
There is a healthy mix of housing sizes available, as well as varying price points. Homes typically range from the low $100,000’s up to and above $500,000. New construction homes are increasingly popular in Wright City, which implies there is a growing interest in the area and an influx of new residents. Regardless of need and size, Wright City offers options for all.
Some popular subdivision developments in Wright City include: Carter Canyon.
Living in Wright City, Missouri
Diekroeger Bros Park is not only a beautiful greenspace and play area but it also serves as a meeting place for the community to gather for a number of different events and festivals throughout the year. This 7-acre park is also home to the Wil Heiliger Activity Building. The building is available for rental for residents and is also the location where a variety of activities and classes are held.
Enjoy time outdoors with family and neighbors, as the park has a large pavilion, restroom, playground and plenty of shady areas.
The park also plays host to community events such as Concerts in the Park. Check out any number of shows going on and enjoy connecting with nature and listening to some great tunes. They also hold a farmer’s market, summer and fall flea markets, and the annual Strassenbash at the park.
Community efforts, along with a grant from the government, have helped develop Corwin S. Ruge Memorial Park. This park is home to the Wright City baseball league for all different ages. They have play equipment, a walking path and a basketball court along with the lighted baseball diamonds. Enjoy America’s favorite pastime in the park that the community built.
If you are looking for the perfect day away with the family, you won’t have to travel far. Big Joel’s Safari Petting Zoo & Education Park is just down the highway and is a great place to learn something new. With 60+ different animal species that you can pet and feed, including camels, zebras and more, everyone is sure to find their favorite.
Ready for an adventure without kids? Spend the day at Cedar Lake Cellars, one of Missouri’s most beautiful and fun wineries. Open on weekends, this Wright City winery boasts a tasting room with their own local wine as well as wines from around the world, and even domestic, imported and craft beers. Dining options are also available near the stone fireplace or “to go” to enjoy near the 3-acre lake or patio. Live music entertainment is available most weekends. Don’t miss this breath-taking venue.
Long Row Lavender Farm is a unique and relaxing adventure. The 15-acre farm started in 2009 and grows nearly 1,200 lavender plants of 8 varieties, which bloom in June and September. Enjoy dessert and coffee among the heady scents and pick up custom-made products for your home or your body. They even offer regular yoga classes.
For families in Wright City, Missouri, education is an important feature. The Wright City R-II School District operates one early childhood center, two elementary schools (K-1 and 2-5), one middle school and one high school within Wright City. It serves approximately 1,675 students. This fully-accredited district strives for excellence every year, as demonstrated by their annual performance reports and district report cards.
There is also a private school option available for those interested in faith-based learning. The Liberty Christian Academy services students from Kindergarten through high school.
The city also has a branch of the Scenic Regional Library system to offer education, learning resources and programs for children and adults alike.
Wright City falls along Interstate 70, which makes it an ideal location for those who travel. For those who work in St Charles County or St Louis County, commuting on I-70 is a direct route to get where you need to go.
Because of its close proximity to St Charles County, a multitude of shopping, dining, health care and entertainment amenities are easy to access, without having to sacrifice the quiet, relaxed lifestyle this small community provides.
There are plenty of dining options right within the city for residents. Regardless of your taste preference or cravings, you will never be far away from something that will satisfy.
Enjoy a traditional American dining experience at the Wright Way Diner. It's easy to see why it has become a well-loved spot for residents of Wright City, as they serve up home-cooked meals and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
If you are in the mood for some BBQ, you won’t have to go far! Ball’s Q Shack offers up casual, comfort food for anyone wanting a quick bite to eat. People rave about their Friday night catfish!
Whether you are catching a game or meeting up with friends, a bar and grill is a great location to do so. Mikey’s Pour House Pub and Grill or Innsbrook Clubhouse Bar and Grill both offer traditional bar and grill grub and drinks and serve as the ideal location for meeting up with friends and family.
For those with a more worldly taste, there are options for you as well! Ruiz Castillo Mexican Restaurant and New China Restaurant are two that offer ethnic menus to delight.
Like most American cities, Wright City also has a number of tried and tested staples such as McDonald’s, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Subway for anyone needing to grab a bite on the go.
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