About This Place
Wintersville is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the village had a population of 4,067. It is part of the Weirton–Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.
During Morgan's Raid, a decisive Union victory in the Civil War in 1863, Confederate Brid. Gen. John Hunt Morgan traveled through the Moorefield, Harrisville, New Athens, Smithfield, New Alexandria, Wintersville, Two Ridge, Richmond, East Springfield, Bergholz, and Monroeville on his way to defeat at the Battle of Salineville.
Wintersville is located at 40°22′38″N 80°42′23″W / 40.37722°N 80.70639°W / 40.37722; -80.70639 (40.377190, -80.706510).