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The location of Manchester













Welcome to Manchester ...

The city of Manchester is located in Delaware County and is the County Seat for Delaware County.

The location of Manchester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Manchester refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Manchesterite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Manchester has a population of 4,982 people<3> (see below for details).

Manchester is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Manchester lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Manchester: (563)

The ZIP code for Manchester: 52057<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester had a population of 5,179 people (which is 29.15% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Manchester the county's most populous community.

The population of Manchester represents 0.17% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,179 people, the population of Manchester decreased 1.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,257 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Manchester had an population of 4,982 people. This is a decrease of 3.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.23% since the 2000 Census).

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, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), 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.

Websites for Manchester ...

Official Website: www.manchester-ia.org/

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Manchester. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Manchester. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Manchester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dyersville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the East (E) of Manchester

Located in Dubuque County

Central City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Manchester

Located in Linn County

Strawberry Point   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Manchester

Located in Clayton County

Edgewood   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Manchester

Located in Clayton County

Winthrop   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Manchester

Located in Buchanan County

Earlville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Manchester

Coggon   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Manchester

Located in Linn County

Hopkinton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Manchester

Quasqueton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Manchester

Located in Buchanan County

Delhi   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Manchester

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Manchester.

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The official website for Manchester: www.manchester-ia.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Manchester refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Manchester may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>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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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manchester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Manchester). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Manchester or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 42.4859, Longitude: -91.4567     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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