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27103, 27157

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The population of Winston-Salem is approximately 170,000 (2000), 229617 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 65,631 (1990), 92337 (2010).

The amount of land area in Winston-Salem is 184.206 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Winston-Salem is 106.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.549 sq kilometers.
The distance from Winston-Salem to Washington DC is 266 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 93 miles. (as the crow flies)
Winston-Salem is positioned 36.10 degrees north of the equator and 80.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Winston-Salem elevation is 963 feet above sea level.
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Winston-Salem location: in the northern portion of the state northwest of Durham and Raleigh.

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Climate & Weather

Winston-Salem average annual rainfall is 42.5 inches per year
Winston-Salem average annual humidity is 70.0
Winston-Salem average temperature is 57.8 degrees F.
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Winston-Salem history:

The Moravians settled Salem in 1766. They believed in hard work and also fostered appreciation for the arts, music and quality craftsmanship. These traits continued for years to be handed down with each generation. The nearby town of Winston was founded 8n 1849 as an industrial tobacco and textile community. Winston reaped the benefits of the Moravian values and their sharing attitudes. The two communities voted to merge in 1913 and their combined talents and accomplishments made Winston-Salem a strong and thriving city.
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Winston-Salem attractions:

Visit Old Salem - museum buildings and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) are open every day except Christmas Day.
Toll-free: 1-800-OLD-SALEM
Phone: 336-721-7300 The restored Moravian Congregation town of Old Salem has much to see including, shops and buildings - restored to the way they were when first built in the 1700's -, MESDA (Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts) and more.

Dixie Classic Fairgrounds
421 West 27th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
P.O. Box 7525
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Phone: 336-727-2236
Fax: 336-727-2799

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