Winston, New Mexico


Winston is a census-designated place in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 61 as of the 2010 census.[1] Winston has a post office with ZIP code 87943, which opened on August 15, 1881.[3][4] The community was named for Frank Winston, a pioneer miner.[5] New Mexico State Road 52 passes through the community.

Winston, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Winston, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Winston, New Mexico
Winston, New Mexico
Coordinates: 33°20′48″N 107°38′50″W / 33.34667°N 107.64722°W / 33.34667; -107.64722Coordinates: 33°20′48″N 107°38′50″W / 33.34667°N 107.64722°W / 33.34667; -107.64722
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
 • Total0.426 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Land0.426 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
6,158 ft (1,877 m)
 • Total61
 • Density140/sq mi (55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)575
GNIS feature ID912468[2]


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 0.426 square miles (1.10 km2), all land.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Winston". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  4. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  5. ^ Harris, Linda G. (2003). Ghost Towns Alive: Trips to New Mexico's Past. UNM Press. p. 144. ISBN 978-0-8263-2908-0.

External linksEdit

  • Winston on the Sierra County Tourism website