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Welcome to Winfield ...

The city of Winfield is primarily located in Marion County<1>. A portion of Winfield extends into Fayette County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winfield has a population of 4,512 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Winfield.

Winfield is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Winfield: (205)

The ZIP code for Winfield: 35594<4>

Websites for Winfield ...

Official Website: www.winfieldcity.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winfield had an population of 4,512 people. This is a decrease of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winfield had a population of 4,717 people (which is 15.33% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Winfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Winfield represents 0.1% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,717 people, the population of Winfield increased 3.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,540 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Winfield.

Communities Also Named Winfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Winfield - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Winfield.

Communities near Winfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Winfield.

  • Hamilton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
    • Hamilton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Winfield and is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<6>
  • Fayette (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Winfield and is located in Fayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Guin (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
    • Guin lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Winfield and is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin<6>
  • Carbon Hill (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbon Hill
    • Carbon Hill lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Winfield and is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbon Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbon Hill<6>
  • Sulligent (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
    • Sulligent lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Winfield and is located in Lamar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<6>
  • Brilliant (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brilliant
    • Brilliant lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Winfield and is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brilliant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brilliant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brilliant<6>
  • Lynn (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Winfield and is located in Winston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
  • Glen Allen (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Allen
    • Glen Allen lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Winfield and is located in Fayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Allen
  • Twin (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin
    • Twin lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Winfield and is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin
  • Kansas (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas
    • Kansas lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Winfield and is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Winfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Winfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winfield. See our Newspapers Page for Winfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winfield ...

Looking for more information about Winfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Winfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Winfield.

Adding Winfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Winfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Winfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Winfield on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Winfield

The Communities of Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

The official website for Winfield: www.winfieldcity.org/

The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Winfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Winfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9291, Longitude: -87.8168    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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