Wright City is a city in Warren County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Interstate 70 at mile marker 200 approximately 50 miles west of downtown St. Louis. Wright City is a small, semi-rural community area with primarily single-family housing, with some multi-family dwellings. As of 2005, the population was approximately 2,500 residents. It has a number of small stores and restaurants. It has various types of light to heavy industrial businesses.