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Winchester is a city in Clark County, in the Lexington-Fayette metro area.
Winchester is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Winchester, VA
The latitude of Winchester is 37.99N. The longitude is -84.179W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 994 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,378.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lexington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40391 ZIP code.
10% of Winchester residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winchester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winchester was $15,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Winchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Winchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.
Libraries in Winchester include Clark County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Winchester include Winchester Sun
Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winchester political report.
The average commute time for Winchester workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Winchester between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Winchester, KYPros: nice community, they have people who have been down the bad road with thier families and they understand, alot of nice people
Cons: we moved here from illinois, where the school system is kinda poor anyway, but my son went to conkwright when we moved here, and first of all the counselor, was mean to us, because we had just came from a homeless situation because of my son being deathly ill, and also from the illness batch, he has lots of specialist now, and u cant tell a child neurologist, or child nepholigist, that i have to have appointments at specific times, anyway, he had 14 excused absences and tardies from Dr appointments, and from october to feb...
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