Winston is an unincorporated community, formerly incorporated as a city, in southwesternDouglas 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 33.73°N 84.86°W which is
- 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, includes a playground, seven youth baseball fields, two lighted tennis courts, a concession stand, and a meeting room
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.
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.
A resident looks at a washed out road near Winston, Ga.