Located 90 miles east of Dallas, the charming City of Winnsboro is nestled among lakes and forests, steeped in the natural beauty of Northeast Texas. Residents and visitors alike treasure its sophistication paired with a tempered pace and solid country values. Upscale boutiques, eclectic shops, exceptional restaurants, arts & culture, and elegant accommodations make Winnsboro a dazzling destination for weekend getaways, business locations, and a perfect choice for permanent residence.
Winnsboro enjoys a mild climate with four distinct seasons.
Celebrations are tied to the seasons:
Spring, the Farmers Markets
Summer, Classic Car Cruise-In
Fall, Art & Wine Festival and Autumn Trails
Winter, Christmas Festival
Average temperatures range from a low of 47 in December to a high of 83 in August.
Did You Know?
When Winnsboro was founded in 1854, it was originally named Crossroads because of its location at State Highways 37 and 11. The name changed to Winnsborough in 1878 for one of its first settlers, and was later shortened to Winnsboro.
Bonnie and Clyde frequented Winnsboro and the downtown Bowery was home to booming saloons and early industry.
Total Population: 3,506
Median Age: 42
Total Housing Units: 1,302
Owner Occupied: 764
Renter Occupied: 538
Median Home Value: $93,702
Average Home Value: $113,987
Cost of Living: 89.60 of US Average
Median Household: 2016 $35,744 >> 2021 $37,466
Average Household:2016 $50,996 >> 2021 $54,117
Per Capita: 2016 $20,701 >> 2021 $21,791
Workers Age 16+: 989
Total Employed: 2,832
Total Businesses: 262
Graduates: HS 532; Associates 227; Bachelor's 308; Graduate 126
Industries Include: AG/FORESTRY/UTILITIES/CONSTRUCTION/MANUFACTURING/WHOLESALE TRADE