There are 7 US Post Offices in Winston County serving a total of 26,364 residents equating to 3,766 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 42,080 packages are handled across the 7 county post offices annually. Winston County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,484. Its county seat is Double Springs. Known as Hancock County before 1858, The county is named in honor of John A. Winston, the 15th Governor of Alabama."