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Winchester is a city in Randolph County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Winchester, England.

The latitude of Winchester is 40.171N. The longitude is -84.981W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,889.


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Median household income
Local
$28,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winchester demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Local foods: sugar-cream pie
Local festivals include:
  • Mom, Baseball & Apple Pie Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
  • Taste of Randolph County - July 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winchester web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Winchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Randolph County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47394 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Winchester residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $17,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% 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 $258.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.


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Libraries in Winchester include Winchester Community Public Library ... View libraries

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Randolph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winchester political report.

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The average commute time for Winchester workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Winchester include Winchester Guest House Inn.

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