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Winston County, Alabama

Winston County Alabama
US county information
NameWinston County
SeatDouble Springs
Largest cityHaleyville
US Area
Total Area631.86 sq mi (1636.5 km2)
Land Area614.44 sq mi (1591.4 km2)
Water Area17.42 sq mi (45.1 km2)
Population24484 (2010)
Density15.4/km2 (40/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 12, 1850

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Winston County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama, formerly known as Hancock County before 1858.

Its name is in honor of John A. Winston, the 15th Governor of Alabama. As of 2010, the population was 24,484. Its county seat is Double Springs.

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