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Welcome to Winchester ...

The city of Winchester is located in Franklin County and is the County Seat for Franklin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Winchester has a population of 8,715 people<1> (see below for details).

Winchester is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Winchester lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Winchester (for example, toward Signal Mountain), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Winchester lies within the (931) area code.

The ZIP code for Winchester: 37398<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winchester had a population of 8,530 people (which is 20.78% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Winchester the county's most populous community.

The population of Winchester represents 0.13% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,530 people, the population of Winchester increased 16.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,329 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Winchester had an population of 8,715 people. This is an increase of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Winchester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Winchester: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Johnson County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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, Ohio (5), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Winchester ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.franklincountychamber.com/

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

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. Our list includes 34 papers.

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.

Communities near Winchester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tullahoma   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Winchester

Located in Coffee County

Manchester   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Winchester

Located in Coffee County

Lynchburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Winchester

Located in Moore County

Gattistown   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Winchester

Located in Lincoln County

Sewanee   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Winchester

Southgate Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Winchester

Located in Coffee County

Monteagle   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Winchester

Ruthledge Ford   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Winchester

Located in Coffee County

Huntland   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Winchester

Saint Marys   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Winchester

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincotn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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 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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: 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: 35.1864, Longitude: -86.1124     [Map].

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