Winchester, Tennessee, is the county seat of beautiful Franklin County. Come visit and check out the Art Deco-style courthouse that is the downtown focal point. Nearby you will find beautiful Tims Ford Lake full of activity, fun and great food. Winchester got it’s name from General James Winchester who fought in the Revolutionary War and later became the Speaker in the Tennessee Legislature. General Winchester also served as a Brigadier General and was credited for founding Memphis along with Andrew Jackson and John Overton. Well known as the home of Tims Ford State Park which has 10,700 acres of water in our southern portion. Today Tims Ford is considered to be a premier bass fishing lake as well as a top recreational lake.
There are lots of developments in the Winchester area both on the water and off the water. The ranch-style Winchester homes, built in the 1970s, on generous lots as well as 1920s-era bungalows in town among the Winchester properties that you will find for sale. You can also find homes for sale in newer subdivisions in the area and some on acreage. Come visit or call Kay Caldwell to show you around town.