For information on the collection of short stories by the American author Sherwood Anderson, see Winesburg, Ohio (novel).
Winesburg is a town in Holmes County, Ohio. It is famous as the setting of the novel Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson, a collection of inter-related fictional short stories about members of the town set in the early 20th century. The town sits on the crest of a hill in the Amish country of Ohio, with a quaint downtown containing antique shops.
The town was founded in the early 19th century and originally named Weinsberg, after Weinsberg, Germany. The spelling was changed to Winesburg by postal authorities in 1833 when a Post Office was opened there.
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