Winder is in Barrow County and is located east of Atlanta and is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Nestled in the community is Fort Yargo State Park, a wooded park with camping, cottages and the 260-acre Marbury Creek Reservoir. Downtown Winder boasts antique, craft and furniture shops, as well as a variety of restaurants and coffee shops. Along with homes that are moderately priced, Winder is a great place to live.