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Winchester is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Col. William P. Winchester, philanthropist
The latitude of Winchester is 42.452N. The longitude is -71.137W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,810.
Growth came in the 19th century with construction of the Middlesex Canal and the Boston and Lowell Railroad
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7% of Winchester residents report German ancestry, and 24% 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 $50,414, compared with $21,587 nationally.
65% of Winchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Winchester include Everett Avenue - Sheffield Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Winchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $942. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,233.
Libraries in Winchester include Winchester Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Winchester include Winchester Star
Winchester restaurants taking online reservations include Catch Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Winchester workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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