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The population of Winterville is approximately 876 (1990), 1122 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 359 (1990), 485 (2010).

The amount of land area in Winterville is 6.823 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Winterville to Washington DC is 499 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 69 miles. (as the crow flies)
Winterville is positioned 33.96 degrees north of the equator and 83.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Winterville history:

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Winterville was first known as "Six-Mile Station," when it was first established in the 1840's. It was a depot for the railroad for wood and water about six miles east of Athens. The first section foreman was Heinrich winter for whom the depot was renamed. In 1866, Heinrich's cousin, John, became the postmaster. It was at this time that the name was officially changed to Winterville. Winterville has originally established as in the 1840s as "Six-Mile Station," a Georgia Railroad depot for wood and water six miles east of Athens.

At first, the community was located in both Clarke and Oglethorpe Counties. In 1906, the state gave the citizens the opportunity to choose which county they would be in. The vote went to Clarke County.
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Winterville attractions:

Historic Train Depot, Annual Marigold Festival each June, Surrey from the movie "I'd Climb the Highest Mountain," Marigold Express Train ride, Marigold Capital of Georgia

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