|Elevation||453 ft (138 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||256 & 938|
|GNIS feature ID||154037|
Wright was named for Moses Wright, a post rider on the Natchez Trace, who settled in the area and operated a general store. In 1900, Wright was home to three stores, a mill, and cotton gin, and was a center of cross tie production. A post office was in operation under the name Wright from 1891 to 1914.
- "Wright". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Foscue, Virginia (1989). Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 151. ISBN 0-8173-0410-X.
- William Lindsey McDonald (2003). A Walk Through the Past - People and Places of Florence and Lauderdale County Alabama. Heart of Dixie Publishing. pp. 361–. ISBN 978-0-9719945-6-0.
- "Lauderdale County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
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