Winterville is an unincorporated community located in Washington County, Mississippi, near Mississippi Highway 1. Winterville is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Greenville, the county seat, and approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Lamont.
The Winterville Site, a National Historic Landmark featuring more than twelve major earthwork mounds from the period of 11th to 15th centuries, is located near Winterville along Mississippi 1. It is the type site of the Plaquemine Mississippian culture, from which the Natchez Indians descended. Preceding cultures also constructed mounds in this area.