Winterville is truly a great family town in which to retire. You’ll feel at ease among friends and neighbors who cherish our small town “Slice of the Good Life” while enjoying the advantages and amenities of a city. There’s year-round outdoor enjoyment in our Eastern North Carolina fresh air and mild climate, a low cost of living and beautiful homes.

Stay healthy and safe. Vident Medical Center is nationally ranked as one of the highest performing hospitals for numerous adult specialties including geriatrics. Ranked fifth out of Safewise’s list of the 50 safest cities in North Carolina, Winterville has become regionally known for safety and community unity.

Here you'll find a welcoming small town serenity with the conveniences of the adjacent City of Greenville. Winterville is located 85 miles southeast of Raleigh, less than 80 miles inland from beaches and close to many other historic towns and cities in the state.

In Winterville, you’ll enjoy local festivals, endless restaurant choices, indoor entertainment, as well as local outdoor recreation and nearby access to state parks, mountains, beaches and our state capital. We have indoor theaters, recreational facilities and leagues, bowling alleys, NCAA Division I sports and an abundance of stores for shopping. Rivers, creeks and open lands, outdoor fun, music and movies in the park, as well as museums and much more make Winterville a delightful place to call home.

Our neighbors at East Carolina University, with its schools of Art, Theatre and Music, provide the cultural diversity of a major metropolitan area. Musical, theatre and dance groups offer more than 200 free shows annually. And if that’s not enough, Pitt Community College offers a variety of cultural events and classes to fill your nights and weekends.

It’s little wonder why Winterville residents are so happy and good-natured. Retiring in Winterville will keep you smiling.

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Latitude: 35° 31' 44.5836" / Longitude: -77° 24' 3.8736"

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