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Winchester, California
(Riverside County)

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The location of Winchester

Welcome to Winchester ...

Winchester is located in Riverside County.

Winchester is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Winchester lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Winchester: (951)

The ZIP code for Winchester: 92596<2>

Communities near Winchester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Winchester and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Beaumont   [Map]   46,967   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hemet   [Map]   85,160   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Elsinore   [Map]   66,411   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Menifee   [Map]   90,595   W   5 miles [8 km]
Moreno Valley   [Map]   207,226   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Murrieta   [Map]   113,326   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Winchester.

Communities Also Named Winchester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Winchester: This one is located in Riverside County and the other is located in San Diego County.

Beyond California, there are 51 communities that are also named Winchester - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Winchester. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winchester. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winchester.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Winchester:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winchester ...

Looking for more information about Winchester? 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 Winchester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Winchester.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Winchester. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winchester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Winchester). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winchester or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winchester) 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 Winchester. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winchester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7071, Longitude: -117.0850     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winchester.

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