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Welcome to Winston ...

Winston is located in Douglas County<1>.

Winston is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Winston (for example, toward Fruithurst (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Winston is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Winston: 30187<4>

Websites for Winston ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.douglascountygeorgia.com/

Junior League:   www.jldouglascounty.org/

Adding Winston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winston 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 Winston was

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

Communities Also Named Winston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Winston - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Winston ...

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

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Winston
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Douglasville [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville [Douglas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Winston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglasville<6>
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Winston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<6>
  • Pontevedra [Fulton County]
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    • Pontevedra [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Winston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontevedra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontevedra
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    • Union City [Fulton County]
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      • Union City [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Winston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<6>
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
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      • Fairburn [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Winston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<6>
    • Villa Rica [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Rica
      • Villa Rica [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Winston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,795 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Rica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Villa Rica<6>
    • Powder Springs [Cobb County]
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      • Powder Springs [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Winston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powder Springs<6>
    • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powder Springs Chase
      • Powder Springs Chase [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Winston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powder Springs Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powder Springs Chase
    • Dallas [Paulding County]
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      • Dallas [Paulding County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Winston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Douglas County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ga.us/

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 Douglas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Of the area codes for Winston, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 community (such as Winston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winston 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winston) 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 Winston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7267, Longitude: -84.8272    
<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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