Economic Development

Contact WCED

Bryce Davis, Director

Courtney Stewart, Assistant

Email:  wced@co.wright.ia.us.

Phone: 515-532-6422

Fax: 515-532-2348.

Mail/Delivery: 115 N. Main, Box 214; Clarion, IA 50525.

Location: Wright County Courthouse basement.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays in 2016, except for holidays on Jan. 1, Feb. 15, May 30, July 4, Sept. 5, Nov. 11, Nov. 24, Nov. 25, and Dec. 26.

How To Get From Here to There

Moving People & Products Quickly

Wright County is located in North Central Iowa in the center of the Midwest with easy access to many major metro markets in one day by truck or car.  See Map.

  • Chicago
  • Omaha
  • St. Louis
  • Minneapolis
  • Sioux Falls
  • Milwaukee
  • Kansas City

Interstate and Highways

Wright County is strategically located with Iowa Highways 17 and 69 running north and south. Also, Iowa Highway 3 runs east and west through the county. Four lane U.S. Highway 20, is located approximately 20 miles south. Interstate 35 is 15-30 miles east, which connects with Interstate 80 approximately 90 miles south.

Iowa Department of Transportation

Wright County Traffic Counts Map

Cities Traffic Counts Map - Pick The City You Want

Railways

Union Pacific Railroad has line services through Wright County in Belmond, Clarion, Dows, Galt, Goldfield, Eagle Grove and Woolstock. Iowa Northern connects Belmond north out of the County.

See Map

Union Pacific Railroad                              Iowa Northern Railway Company

1400 Douglas Street                               122 N. Second Street

Omaha, NE  68179                                 Greene, IA  50636

Main Number:  402-544-5000                 Phone #641-816-5825

 

Airports

Fort Dodge Regional Airport, located south and east and Mason City Municipal Airport, located north and west of Wright County each offer connecting flights to Minneapolis.  Des Moines Regional Airport is located approximately 90 miles away and Omaha International Airport is within 240 miles. 

Wright County also boasts three municipal airports. Clarion, Belmond and Eagle Grove all provide service, with Clarion offering fuel.

Fort Dodge Regional Airport                        

1639 Nelson Avenue, Suite 2                     

Fort Dodge, IA  50501                               

Phone #515-573-3881                              

 Mason City Municipal Airport

Hwy 122 West

 Mason City, IA  50401

 Phone #515-421-3680

 Des Moines International Airport         

5800 Fleur Drive                               

Des Moines, IA  50321                      

Phone #515-256-5100                                                                

 Omaha Airport Authority

4501 Abbott Drive, Suite 2300

Eppley Airfield

Omaha, NE  68110

Phone #402-661-8017

Belmond Municipal Airport

112 2nd Avenue, NE

Belmond, IA  50421

Phone #641-444-3386

Clarion Municipal Airport

2076-210th Street

Clarion, IA  50525

Phone #515-532-6980

Eagle Grove Municipal Airport

2355 Hwy 17

Eagle Grove, IA  50533

Phone #515-448-4343