Wright County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, founded in 1855. As of 2000, the population was 124,700. Its county seat is Buffalo.
The County was established in 1855, and was named after New York Politician Silas Wright. The first County seat was Monticello, then in 1868 the County seat was changed to Buffalo. The Majority of people to first settle this area were German and Swedish. The population of the county in 1860 was 3729 people.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 714 square miles (1,850 kmē), of which 661 square miles (1,711 kmē) is land and 54 square miles (139 kmē) (7.51%) is water.