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Welcome to Winton ...

The town of Winton is located in Hertford County<1> and is the County Seat for Hertford County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winton has a population of 722 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Winton is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Winton: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winton had an population of 722 people. This is a decrease of 6.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winton had a population of 769 people. This makes Winton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 769 people, the population of Winton decreased 19.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 956 people).

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

Adding Winton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winton 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 Winton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Winton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Winton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Winton - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Winton ...

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

  • Franklin [Franklin City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Winton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,967 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Ahoskie [Hertford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ahoskie
    • Ahoskie [Hertford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Winton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ahoskie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahoskie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ahoskie<6>
  • Murfreesboro [Hertford County]
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    • Murfreesboro [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Winton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murfreesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<6>
  • Aulander [Bertie County]
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    • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Winton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aulander
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Conway [Northampton County]
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      • Conway [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conway<6>
    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<6>
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<6>
    • Gatesville [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatesville
      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<6>
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newsoms
      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newsoms
    • Powellsville [Bertie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powellsville
      • Powellsville [Bertie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Winton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powellsville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hertford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hertford County: www.co.hertford.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Hertford, 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 Winton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Winton) 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 Winton. 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 WintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3896, Longitude: -76.9355       In this case, the coordinates for Winton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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