Wright Street, Adelaide

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Wright Street

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Wright Street, looking east
General information
Type Street
Length 1.1 km (0.7 mi)
Opened 1837
Major junctions
Eastern end King William Street
  Morphett Street, Whitmore Square
Western end West Terrace
Queens Arms Hotel

Wright Street is an east-west street in the centre of Adelaide, South Australia.[1][2] Among the buildings on Wright Street is the Juvenile Court.

The street was named after John Wright, a financier who was appointed a Colonial Commissioner of SA in May 1835.[3]

See also

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  1. ^ 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4.
  2. ^ Map of the Adelaide CBD, North Adelaide and the Adelaide Parklands.
  3. ^ History of Adelaide Through Street Names, www.historysouthaustralia.net.
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