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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Winfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

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

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

Area codes for Winfield: (205) & (659)<4>

The ZIP code for Winfield: 35594<5>

Websites for Winfield ...

Official Website:

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 (with 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 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)
  • Fayette
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Guin
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
    • Guin is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,250 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin <6>
  • Carbon Hill
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Sulligent
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
    • Sulligent is located in Lamar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent <6>
  • Brilliant
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Brilliant
    • Brilliant is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 862 people
    • 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 is located in Winston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
  • Glen Allen
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Allen
    • Glen Allen is located in Fayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
  • Twin
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin
    • Twin is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 386 people
  • Kansas
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas
    • Kansas is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Winfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Winfield post office opened in 1888.

We also found Winfield in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Winfield.

The official website for Winfield:

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<5>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).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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