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Welcome to Winfield ...

The town of Winfield is located in Scott County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Winfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winfield has a population of 1,005 people<2> (see below for details).

Winfield is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Winfield is located in the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Winfield: 37892<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winfield had an population of 1,005 people. This is an increase of 3.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winfield had a population of 967 people. This makes Winfield the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Winfield represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 234th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 967 people, the population of Winfield increased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 911 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named Winfield - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Winfield ...

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

  • Gernt
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    • Gernt lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Winfield.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 39,267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gernt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Oneida
  • Jellico
  • Huntsville
  • Helenwood
  • Elk Valley
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    • Elk Valley lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Winfield.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 565 people
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  • Elgin
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    • Elgin lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Winfield.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 282 people
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  • Norma
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    • Norma lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Winfield.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 147 people
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  • Silica
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    • Silica lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Winfield.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silica have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Strunk
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    • Strunk lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Winfield.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strunk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Winfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winfield ...

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

Adding Winfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Winfield was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

We also found Winfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Winfield.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Winfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winfield 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 from Point A (ie- Winfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Winfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5570, Longitude: -84.4507    
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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