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Welcome to Windsor ...
When the people of Windsor refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Windsorites<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Windsor has a population of 2,777 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Windsor.
Windsor is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Windsor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Windsor: (757)
The ZIP code for Windsor: 23487<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Windsor had an population of 2,777 people. This is an increase of 5.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 203.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Windsor had a population of 2,626 people (or 7.45% of the total population of Isle of Wight County). This makes Windsor the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Windsor represents 0.03% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,626 people, the population of Windsor increased 186.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 916 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Windsor.
Communities Also Named Windsor ...
While we believe that this Windsor is located in Isle of Wight County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Windsor. Those communities are located in the following counties: Albemarle, Henrico and New Kent County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 45 communities that are also named Windsor - they are located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Windsor.
Communities near Windsor ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Windsor.
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 Windsor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Windsor.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Windsor. 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 Windsor.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Windsor. See our Newspapers Page for Windsor.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Windsor ...
Looking for more information about Windsor? 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 Windsor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Windsor.
Adding Windsor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Windsor 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 Windsor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Windsor on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Windsor on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Windsor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Isle of Wight County: www.co.isle-of-wight.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022