|Alt names||Richmond||source: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39020589|
|Winterville||source: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39020589|
|Located in||Jefferson, Ohio, United States|
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Wintersville is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,924 at the 2010 census. 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.