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The location of Manchester









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Manchester.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Manchester ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southwest of Manchester. Columbus has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Newnan. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Manchester and has a population of 38,900 people.

For comparison, Manchester has a population of 4,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Opelika (AL)   [Map]   30,240   W   45 miles [72.4 km]
Phenix City (AL)   [Map]   36,219   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Valley (AL)   [Map]   9,259   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fairburn   [Map]   15,520   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   17,802   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fort Valley   [Map]   8,806   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Griffin   [Map]   22,770   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Hampton   [Map]   7,732   NE   41 miles [66 km]
LaGrange   [Map]   30,472   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Locust Grove   [Map]   6,715   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Lovejoy   [Map]   6,849   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
McDonough   [Map]   24,755   NE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Peachtree City   [Map]   35,262   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Thomaston   [Map]   8,755   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tyrone   [Map]   7,336   N   42 miles [67.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barker Spring   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gay   [Map]   83   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   842   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   1,111   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harris City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Molena   [Map]   372   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pine Mountain Valley   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pine Mountain   [Map]   1,374   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   472   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sunset Village   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Talbotton   [Map]   856   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Warm Springs   [Map]   402   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Waverly Hall   [Map]   754   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Woodbury   [Map]   895   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodland   [Map]   361   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Manchester, please visit our County-by-County Page for Manchester.

Meriwether County ...

Manchester is primarily located in Meriwether County. A portion of Manchester extends into Talbot County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Meriwether County: Coweta, Harris, Pike, Spalding, Talbot, Troup & Upson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Manchester ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Manchester.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Manchester ...

Looking for more information about Manchester? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Manchester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Manchester.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Manchester. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Manchester. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Georgia

    Georgia Tourism
    Parks for Georgia

    Fishing in Georgia
    Hunting in Georgia

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Georgia Statewide Tourism
    Manchester Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Manchester


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Georgia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Georgia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Georgia

Airports Near Manchester ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Manchester.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Roosevelt Meml. (FAA ID: 5A9)   [Map]   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harris Co. Airport (FAA ID: PIM)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Thomaston - Upson Co. Airport (ICAO: KOPN)   [Map]   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Peach State Airport (FAA ID: GA2)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butler Muni. (FAA ID: 6A1)   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Manchester.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Manchester. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   NNE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   WNW   131 miles [210.8 km]
Greenville Airport  (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]   NE   197 miles [317 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   SW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.  (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]   ESE   206 miles [331.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport  (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   N   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Columbus Metro Airport  (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   WNW   46 miles [74 km]
Middle Georgia Rgnl. (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]   E   58 miles [93.3 km]
Southwest Georgia Rgnl. (ABY/KABY)   [Map]   SSE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Roosevelt Meml. (FAA ID: 5A9)   [Map]   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harris Co. Airport (FAA ID: PIM)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Thomaston - Upson Co. Airport (ICAO: KOPN)   [Map]   ENE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Peach State Airport (FAA ID: GA2)   [Map]   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butler Muni. (FAA ID: 6A1)   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport (ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
  Website for Dothan Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomaston - Upson Co. Airport   (ICAO: KOPN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Greenville Airport   (GSP/KGSP)   [Map]
  Website for Greenville - Spartanburg Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Falcon Fld.   (ICAO: KFFC)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clayton County - Tara Fld.   (ICAO: K4A7)   [Map]
  Website for Clayton County - Tara Field
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
  Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
  Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
  Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Georgia

About Meriwether County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Manchester: www.manchester-ga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Manchester.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Manchester) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Manchester. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manchester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8566, Longitude: -84.6330     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Manchester), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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