Winterville is a city in Clarke County, Georgia, United States. Since 1991, Winterville has been the only municipality located wholly within Athens-Clarke County. The population was 1,122 at the 2010 census
|Nickname(s): The Marigold Capital of Georgia. the Friendship City|
Location in Clarke County and the state of Georgia
Winterville is located at University of Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km2), all of it land., a 6-mile (10 km)–drive from the
Winterville was incorporated in 1904. Winterville was a train stop to Union Point when an entrepreneur named Sam Winter started an inn on the other side of the road. The inn still stands today.
Since 1991, when the city of Athens abandoned its city charter to form the unified government of Athens-Clarke County, Winterville has been the only municipality located wholly within Athens-Clarke County.