Located in northwest Alabama, Winston County is conveniently near Interstate 22 (I-22) and thus offers ease of access for a diverse industrial base.  Residents and visitors alike enjoy the abundance of natural resources including Lewis Smith Lake and the Bankhead National Forest. Students, new and seasoned workers, and retirees all agree that Winston County has many qualities that make it a special place to call home. 


Geographically, the I-22 Corridor links Winston County to major Alabama cities along with nearby US Highway 278, Alabama Highways 195, 13, 33, 41, and I-65. Companies that require freight transport have access to Norfolk Southern railroad, which spans across 22 states and Washington DC. All areas of Winston County are within a 55-80 minute drive to hundreds of daily nonstop flights via Huntsville International Airport (HSV) and Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport (BHM).


County Seat: Double Springs

Population: 23,755 (Source: US Census Bureau)

Map Credit: University of Alabama Department of Geography

Cities and Towns in Winston County, Alabama




Double Springs





Natural Bridge