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Winthrop, Washington

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Welcome to Winthrop ...

The town of Winthrop is located in Okanogan County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winthrop has a population of 475 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Winthrop is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Winthrop lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Winthrop is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Winthrop: 98862<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winthrop had an population of 475 people. This is an increase of 20.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winthrop had a population of 394 people. This makes Winthrop the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 394 people, the population of Winthrop increased 12.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 349 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winthrop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Winthrop - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ontario and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Winthrop ...

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

  • Twisp [Okanogan County]
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    • Twisp [Okanogan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Winthrop
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 988 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twisp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twisp<6>
  • Mazama [Okanogan County]
  • Carlton [Okanogan County]
  • Conconully [Okanogan County]
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    • Conconully [Okanogan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Winthrop
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conconully<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ruby [Okanogan County] - Historic
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      • Ruby [Okanogan County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Winthrop
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruby have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Stehekin [Chelan County]
    • Malott [Okanogan County]
    • Methow [Okanogan County]
    • Okanogan [Okanogan County]
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      • Okanogan [Okanogan County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the east of Winthrop
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okanogan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okanogan<6>
    • Omak [Okanogan County]
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      • Omak [Okanogan County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the east of Winthrop
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,827 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Omak<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop ...

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

Adding Winthrop to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Winthrop on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Winthrop. 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 Washington's counties, including Okanogan, 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 Winthrop.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winthrop - 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 Winthrop). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winthrop 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winthrop) 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 Winthrop. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinthropOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winthrop. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4784, Longitude: -120.1846    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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