Winston-Salem, North Carolina

city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States

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.

Downtown Winston-Salem. The tall skyscraper is 100 North Main Street and is a Winston-Salem landmark

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.