Winston-Salem is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It has about 250,000 people. It is near Greensboro, North Carolina. Winston-Salem used to sell tobacco. It is called Winston-Salem because there were two towns, Winston and Salem, that combined.
Winston-Salem is in central North Carolina. Interstate 40 goes through it. It has a mild climate, with hot summers and cool winters. It gets about 40 inches of rain per year. It can also snow in Winston-Salem.
Old Salem is a historic part of Winston-Salem. There people can learn what life was like there around 1800.
Municipalities and communities of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States
‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties