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Winston, Georgia
Unincorporated community
Location in Douglas County and the state of Georgia
Location in Douglas County and the state of Georgia
Country  United States
State  Georgia (U.S. state)
County  Douglas
Elevation 364.8 m (1,197 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30187
Area code(s) 770

Winston is an unincorporated community, formerly incorporated as a city, in southwestern Douglas County, Georgia, United States.

Winston is assigned the United States Postal Service ZIP code 30187. ZIP Code 30187 has segments in two counties, Carroll and Douglas.

Winston is located at 33°44′N 84°52′W / 33.73°N 84.86°W / 33.73; -84.86 which is 33°43′48″N 84°51′36″W / 33.73°N 84.86°W / 33.73; -84.86.

Nearby landforms

The following lakes, streams, and summits are in the vicinity of Winston:

Andy Mountain is a mountain summit in Douglas County in the state of Georgia (GA). Andy Mountain climbs to 1,329 feet (405.08 meters) above sea level. Andy Mountain is located at latitude - longitude coordinates (also called lat - long coordinates or GPS coordinates) of N 33.730941 and W -84.853828. Anyone attempting to climb Andy Mountain and reach the summit should look for detailed information on the Andy Mountain area in the topographic map (topo map) and the Winston USGS quad. To hike and explore the Georgia outdoors near Andy Mountain, check the list of nearby trails.

Cedar Mountain is a mountain summit in Douglas County in the state of Georgia (GA). Cedar Mountain climbs to 1,243 feet (378.87 meters) above sea level. Cedar Mountain is located at latitude - longitude coordinates (also called lat - long coordinates or GPS coordinates) of N 33.748719 and W -84.805771. Anyone attempting to climb Cedar Mountain and reach the summit should look for detailed information on the Cedar Mountain area in the topographic map (topo map) and the Winston USGS quad. To hike and explore the Georgia outdoors near Cedar Mountain, check the list of nearby trails.

Parks

  • Clinton Nature Preserve, located at 8720 Ephesus Church Road one mile west of Post Road. The Post Road/Ephesus Church Road intersection is one-half mile south of the Post Road/Interstate 20 interchange. This 200-acre park was donated to Douglas County by Ms. Annie Mae Clinton. The park is required by Ms. Clinton's will to remain in its natural state as much as possible. The park contains nature trails, and open exploration areas. A half-mile walking track encircles the Junior League ADA accessible playground, the first of its kind in Douglas County. About one mile into the woods (by hiking), is the Carnes Cabin, a pre-Civil War residence, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • F M Boatwright Memorial Park 33°42"17.39'N 84°50"17.39'W (33.7048306, -84.8441054), Feature ID: 1686482
  • Post Road Park, located on Post Road, one mile south of the Post Road/I-20 interchange, includes a football field, two softball fields, concession stands, restrooms, and a small playground.
  • Winston Park, located adjacent to Winston Elementary School on Bankhead Highway just east of its intersection with Post Road.

Libraries

Libraries are located in the neighboring communities of Douglasville, Villa Rica, Lithia Springs, Hiram, and Dallas.

Buildings in the National Register of Historic Places

The John Thomas Carnes Family Log House (c. 1828), NRIS Number: 01000762, is located at: Clinton Nature Preservem, 8270 Ephesus Church Rd., Winston, GA


Weather

Although the Winston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia's state average (It is 97% below the overall U.S. average.),

its historical tornado activity is above the state average (It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.).

A look out of a typical back door in Winston, GA at 7:35 a.m. on Sunday, the 26th of December 2010.

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There seems to be even more snow and ice on Tuesday, the 11th of January 2011! It melted off the trees and refroze on the ground.

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Tue11Jan2011

A resident looks at a washed out road near Winston, Ga.

National Weather Service : Observations : Winston, GA from NOAA.gov website

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