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Winder is a city in Barrow County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after John H. Winder, railroad builder.
The latitude of Winder is 33.992N. The longitude is -83.72W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 988 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,654.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Winder demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barrow County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30680 ZIP code.
9% of Winder residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winder ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winder was $17,108, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Winder residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Winder include Athens - Candle - Church Street Historic District, Broad Street Commercial Historic District, Jackson Street Commercial Historic District, North Broad Street Residential Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Winder, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $420. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.
Libraries in Winder include Piedmont Regional Library ... View libraries
Barrow County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winder political report.
The average commute time for Winder workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Winder between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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