Winton is a town in Hertford County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 956 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hertford County.
Winton is located at 36°23′24″N 76°56′9″W / 36.39°N 76.93583°W / 36.39; -76.93583 (36.390023, -76.935780).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.