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Welcome to Winchester ...
The location of Winchester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Winchester, you might consider that their post office opened in 1903.
Winchester is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Winchester is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Winchester lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Winchester: (307)
Communities Also Named Winchester ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that 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, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Winchester.
Communities near Winchester ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Winchester.
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 Winchester. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winchester.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winchester. See our Newspapers 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Winchester, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Winchester.
Adding Winchester to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Winchester 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 Winchester was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Winchester on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wyoming (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Winchester.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023