Winchester is a city in and the county seat of Franklin CountyTennessee, United States. It is part of the Tullahoma

 Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area.The population of Winchester as of the 2010 census was 8,530 showing an increase of 1,201 from 2000

Winchester was created as the seat of justice for Franklin County by act of the Tennessee Legislature on November 22, 1809, and was laid out the following year. The town is named for James Winchester, a soldier in the American Revolution, first Speaker of the Tennessee L

egislature, and a brigadier general in the War of 1812.