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Welcome to Manchester ...
When the people of Manchester refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Manchesterite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Manchester has a population of 3,949 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Manchester.
Manchester is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Manchester lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Manchester (for example, toward Valley (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Telephone area codes for Manchester: (706) and (762)<5>
The ZIP code for Manchester: 31816<6>
Websites for Manchester ...
Official Website: www.manchester-ga.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manchester had an population of 3,949 people. This is a decrease of 6.64% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester had a population of 4,230 people (or 19.23% of the total population of Meriwether County). This makes Manchester the county's most populous community.
The population of Manchester represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Manchester.
Communities Also Named Manchester ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 47 communities that are also named Manchester - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Manchester.
Communities near Manchester ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Manchester.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Manchester. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Manchester.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Manchester.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Manchester. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Manchester.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Manchester ...
Looking for more information about Manchester? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Manchester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Manchester.
Adding Manchester to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Manchester in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Manchester was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Manchester.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Manchester: www.manchester-ga.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 Jan 2023