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Time Zone: Winston County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Double Springs is the Seat for Winston County.

Winston County was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Winston had a population of 23,997 people. This is a decrease of 3.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,843 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Winston represented 0.56% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 42nd most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201024,484-1.45%+2.03% since 2009
200923,997-3.41%-0.29% since 2008
200824,068-3.12%-1.06% since 2007
200024,843The Last Census

More information can be found on the Winston County Census Page for Winston County.


Below are some of the communities located in Winston County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Winston County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Double Springs   9711,0033.19% decrease  
Lynn   71359719.43% increase  
Addison   7097231.94% decrease  
Arley   3182909.66% increase  
Natural Bridge   27283.57% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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