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Welcome to Winchester ...

The village of Winchester is located in Adams County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Winchester: WIHN-cheh-stur<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winchester has a population of 1,007 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Winchester is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Winchester: (937)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winchester had an population of 1,007 people. This is a decrease of 4.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winchester had a population of 1,051 people. This makes Winchester the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,051 people, the population of Winchester increased 2.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,025 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winchester ...

While we believe that this Winchester is located in Adams County, we know of another 4 Ohio communities named Winchester. Those communities are located in the following counties: Champaign, Greene, Jackson and Richland County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 51 communities that are also named Winchester - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), 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, 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.

Communities near Winchester ...

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

  • Hillsboro [Highland County]
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    • Hillsboro [Highland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Winchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
  • Georgetown [Brown County]
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    • Georgetown [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Winchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,216 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<7>
  • Mount Orab [Brown County]
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    • Mount Orab [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Winchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,422 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Orab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Orab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Orab<7>
  • West Union [Adams County]
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    • West Union [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Winchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manchester [Adams County]
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      • Manchester [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<7>
    • Peebles [Adams County]
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      • Peebles [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,706 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peebles<7>
    • Ripley [Brown County]
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      • Ripley [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,696 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<7>
    • Sardinia [Brown County]
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      • Sardinia [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardinia<7>
    • Seaman [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seaman
      • Seaman [Adams County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaman<7>
    • Russellville [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
      • Russellville [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Winchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Winchester.

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

Adding Winchester to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Winchester on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Ohio

About Adams County

About Ohio

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.

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Adams, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Winchester. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winchester.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winchester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinchesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9436, Longitude: -83.6540       In this case, the coordinates for Winchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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