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Winchester is a town in Cheshire County, in the Keene metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after a town in England; another says it was named for Charles Paulet, Marquess of Winchester
The latitude of Winchester is 42.773N. The longitude is -72.383W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,144.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cheshire 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 03443 ZIP code.
8% of Winchester residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $16,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Winchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Winchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $476. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,026.
Libraries in Winchester include Conant Public Library, Thayer Public Library ... View libraries
Cheshire County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winchester political report.
The average commute time for Winchester workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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