Hartley Wintney FC was established in 1897 and played in various leagues before becoming founder members of the Home Counties League in 1978, which later became the Combined Counties League. They won three consecutive league titles in the mid-1970s and were league champions in 1982–83. They won the league’s Challenge Trophy twice, in 1987–88 and 1989–90, but went into decline in the late 1990s, finishing second-from-bottom of the league twice. They were relegated to Division One at the end of the 2004–05 season but were promoted back to the Premier Division in 2008 and again in 2012. They won the Premier Division in 2015–16 and the following season, they were able to take promotion to the East Division of the Southern League. In 2018, they won promotion to level seven the Premier South division by winning the promotion play-offs.