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Welcome to Winder ...

The city of Winder is located in Barrow County<1> and is the County Seat for Barrow County.

The location of Winder has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winder has a population of 18,016 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Winder is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Winder lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Winder is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Winder: 30680<6>

Websites for Winder ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.barrowchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Winder, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winder had an population of 18,016 people. This is an increase of 27.78% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winder had a population of 14,099 people (which is 20.33% of the total population of Barrow County). This makes Winder the county's most populous community.

The population of Winder represents 0.15% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Winder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Winder - they are located in Idaho, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Winder ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Winder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<8>
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Winder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<8>
  • Snellville [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snellville
    • Snellville [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Winder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,185 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snellville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
      • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Winder
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
    • Buford [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
      • Buford [Gwinnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Winder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buford<8>
    • Monroe [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Walton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Winder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<8>
    • Braselton [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
      • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Winder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<8>
    • Loganville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loganville
      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Winder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<8>
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Winder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<8>

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 Winder. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winder.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winder. 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 Winder.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winder ...

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

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About Barrow County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Barrow County: www.barrowga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Barrow, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winder.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Winder, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 Winder). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winder or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Winder) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Winder. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9927, Longitude: -83.7210       In this case, the coordinates for Winder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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