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 2016, Winchester has a population of 8,562 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).
The area code for Winchester: (931)
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 2016 Census Estimates, Winchester had an population of 8,562 people. This is an increase of 0.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.82% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Winchester ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Winchester and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Winchester. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:
Websites 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Winchester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Winchester.
Search for Local Businesses ...
People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Winchester. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
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: www.tn.gov/
|<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>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Winchester. 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1900, Longitude: -86.1087 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Winchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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|<4>||All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Winchester.