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Winstonformerly an independent city in central Forsyth County. Authorized by act of 1849 creating Forsyth County and named the county seat in 1851. Since 1913 it has been consolidated with Salem as Winston-Salem, which see. Named for Maj. Joseph Winston (1746-1814), Revolutionary War leader.
Winston Lakecentral Forsyth County on Brushy Fork Branch. Known earlier as City Lake. Covers 100 acres, with a max. depth of 20 ft. Used for fishing and municipal water supply. Owned by the city of Winston-Salem; open to the public.
Winston Townshipcentral Forsyth County, coextensive with the city of Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salemcity and county seat, central Forsyth County. Formed in 1913 by the consolidation of Winston and Salem, which see, previously independent towns. Winston-Salem State University, Salem College, Wake Forest University, and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are there. Produces tobacco, textiles, hosiery, bakery products, machinery, fabricated metals, furniture, corrugated boxes, apparel, and processed meat. Alt. 858.
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