Winston-Salem Forsyth County, North Carolina

Winston-Salem: City in Forsyth County, North Carolina

About

Winston-Salem is a city located in the county of Forsyth in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 229,617 and a population density of 663 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 248,112 inhabitants.

The city was created 256 years ago in 1765.

Winston-Salem Quick Facts

Population : 248,112 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Forsyth County
Twitter username : CityofWS
Postal code : 27104
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 346.35 km2
Altitude : 984 feet / 300 meters
Capital city : Winston-Salem is capital of Forsyth County
Establishment : January 01, 1766 (256 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:33:08 (20th May 2022)
Density : 716 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.45% (2010-2020)
Winston-Salem locator map
Location of Winston-Salem on North Carolina map.
Winston-Salem Skyline2 image
Winston-Salem Skyline2
Winston-Salem Skyline2 image

Geography

Winston-Salem is located at 36°5'59"N 80°14'39"W (36.0998600, -80.2442200).

Winston-Salem map

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Demographics

The population of Winston-Salem increased by 7.45% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 229,617 - census
2011 231,867 0.97% estimation process
2012 233,867 0.86% estimation process
2013 235,728 0.79% estimation process
2014 238,478 1.15% estimation process
2015 239,755 0.53% estimation process
2016 241,776 0.84% estimation process
2017 244,501 1.11% estimation process
2018 246,535 0.83% estimation process
2019 247,945 0.57% estimation process
2020 248,112 0.07% estimation process

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Best Things to Do in Winston-Salem

1 Old Salem Museums & Gardens Administrative Offices

Rating: 4.7 (1027)

600 S Main St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13367217300 🔗 Url

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Administrative Offices

2 Quarry Park

Rating: 4.7 (1019)

1790 Quarry Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27107, United States ➦ Show Map

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Quarry Park

3 Bailey Park

Rating: 4.7 (849)

445 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bailey Park

4 Rockin' Jump Winston-Salem

Rating: 4.4 (752)

7840 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13368969100 🔗 Url

Rockin' Jump Winston-Salem

5 Kaleideum Downtown

Rating: 4.6 (733)

390 S Liberty St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Kaleideum Downtown

Where ot Eat in Winston-Salem

1 Mayflower Seafood Restaurant

Rating: 4 (2251)

850 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13367289998 🔗 Url

Mayflower Seafood Restaurant

2 Mellow Mushroom Winston-Salem

Rating: 4.3 (2031)

314 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13362452820 🔗 Url

Mellow Mushroom Winston-Salem

3 Genghis Grill

Rating: 4 (1722)

3298 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13367742154 🔗 Url

Genghis Grill

4 LongHorn Steakhouse

Rating: 4.4 (1585)

955 Hanes Mall Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13367601700 🔗 Url

LongHorn Steakhouse

5 Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Rating: 4.4 (1471)

1215 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Where to Stay in Winston-Salem

1 Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

Rating: 4.5 (750)

401 N Main St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

2 Hilton Garden Inn Winston-Salem/Hanes Mall

Rating: 4.2 (567)

1325 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton Garden Inn Winston-Salem/Hanes Mall

3 Courtyard by Marriott Winston-Salem University

Rating: 4.1 (346)

3111 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, United States ➦ Show Map

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Courtyard by Marriott Winston-Salem University

4 Home2 Suites by Hilton Winston-Salem Hanes Mall

Rating: 4.6 (335)

1010 Marriott Crossing Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13369301037 🔗 Url

Home2 Suites by Hilton Winston-Salem Hanes Mall

5 Residence Inn by Marriott Winston-Salem Hanes Mall

Rating: 4.3 (283)

3885 Oxford Station Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, United States ➦ Show Map

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Residence Inn by Marriott Winston-Salem Hanes Mall

Other Places in Winston-Salem

1 Forsyth Board-Commissioners

201 N Chestnut St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, United States ➦ Show Map

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Forsyth Board-Commissioners

2 US Rural Development

1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +13367670720 🔗 Url

People born in Winston-Salem (199)

People born in Winston-Salem, including American-Georgian basketball player Ricky Hickman, actress Pam Grier, actress from the United States Kathryn Grayson, .

List

  • Jennifer Ehle (American actress) she was born in 29/12/1969
  • Julianna Guill (actress) she was born in 07/07/1987
  • 9th Wonder (American rapper, DJ and producer) he was born in 15/01/1975
  • Gary Chapman (American relationship counselor, author and radio host) he was born in 10/01/1938
  • Tim Sparks (American musician) he was born in 31/10/1954
  • Randy Jones (bobsledder) he was born in 24/06/1969
  • Harold Nicholas (American dancer (1921-2000)) he was born in 27/03/1921
  • Josh Howard (American basketball player) he was born in 28/04/1980
  • Jackée Harry (American actress) she was born in 14/08/1956
  • Jill Wagner (American actress) she was born in 13/01/1979
  • Ben Folds (American musician) he was born in 12/09/1966
  • Peter Joseph (filmmaker and social activist) he was born in 04/02/1979
  • Camille Little (American basketball player) she was born in 18/01/1985
  • Wess (American-born Italian singer) he was born in 13/08/1945
  • Francis Edwin Shober (American politician (1831-1896)) he was born in 12/03/1831
  • Herm Gilliam (American basketball player) he was born in 05/05/1946
  • Rusty LaRue (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 10/12/1973
  • David Testo (American soccer player) he was born in 07/08/1981

Schools in Winston-Salem

College & universities near Winston-Salem, NC

Code Name City ZIP
489937 Piedmont International University Winston-Salem (NC) 27101
199607 Salem College Winston-Salem (NC) 27101
199999 Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem (NC) 27110-0001
199184 University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston Salem (NC) 27127-2738
198552 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem (NC) 27103-5197

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Winston-Salem, NC

Code Name Address Type
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
GRO J. Douglas Galyon Depot 236 East Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Winston-Salem

Post Office Name City ZIP
Center City Post Office Winston Salem (NC) 27101
Winston Salem Post Office Winston Salem (NC) 27105
Waughtown Post Office Winston Salem (NC) 27107
Hanes Mall Post Office Winston Salem (NC) 27103
Manor Post Office Winston Salem (NC) 27103

Other cities in Forsyth County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Forsyth County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Kernersville 24,891 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Clemmons 21,089 Town in North Carolina
Lewisville 14,369 Town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States
Walkertown 4,969 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Rural Hall 3,299 Town in North Carolina, United States of America
Tobaccoville 2,748 Village in North Carolina, United States of America
Bethania 367 Town in North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Winston-Salem distances to largest North Carolina cities