Whether you're soaking up some rays, reeling in a trophy bass or shopping for a great bargain, you'll discover more by the lakeshore in Winchester, TN. a stone's throw away from Nashville (90 minutes), Chattanooga (60 minutes), and Huntsville (45 minutes), Winchester is the perfect city to lose the world and find yourself. From outdoor recreation to shopping, dining, and more, you'll find fun with a southern accent in Winchester.
Winchester has a rich culture dating to 1809 when it was incorporated. Winchester was named for General James Winchester, a veteran of the Revolutionary and Indian Wars. Winchester is a proud partner and participant of the Civil War Trail and the Trail of Tears Trail.
Education and community livability are priorities of the Winchester Mayor and Council. Winchester is surrounded on three sides by Tims Ford Lake, a 10,800 lake with 246 miles of shorelines. Our schools are progressive and focused on today's educational needs. Community livability is thriving with the development of Twin Creeks Resort & Marina five minutes from downtown Winchester. The Tennessee Main Street program recognized historic downtown Winchester as a Tennessee Main Street Community, because of the continuing revitalization of the storefronts and infrastructure. The newest addition to downtown is Branchwater Distillery.
Smiling faces are waiting to greet you for a visit or to welcome new residents or businesses. We are here to make sure you discover more by the lakeshore.
Mayor of Winchester