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Welcome to Manchester By The Sea (aka 'Manchester') ...

The town of Manchester By The Sea is located in Essex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Manchester By The Sea has a population of 5,437 people<2> (see below for details).

The town of Manchester By The Sea has also been called Manchester.

Manchester By The Sea is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Manchester By The Sea lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Manchester By The Sea: (978) and (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Manchester By The Sea: 01944<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manchester By The Sea had an population of 5,437 people. This is an increase of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester By The Sea had a population of 5,136 people. This makes Manchester By The Sea the county's 30th most populous community.

The population of Manchester By The Sea represents 0.08% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,136 people, the population of Manchester By The Sea decreased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,228 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Manchester By The Sea.

Communities near Manchester By The Sea ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Manchester By The Sea.

  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Malden [Middlesex County]
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    • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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  • Peabody [Essex County]
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    • Peabody [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
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  • Revere [Suffolk County]
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    • Revere [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,375 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Everett [Middlesex County]
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      • Everett [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,107 people
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    • Salem [Essex County]
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      • Salem [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,581 people
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    • Chelsea [Suffolk County]
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      • Chelsea [Suffolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,230 people
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    • Andover [Essex County]
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      • Andover [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
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    • Saugus [Essex County]
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      • Saugus [Essex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,542 people
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    • Melrose [Middlesex County]
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      • Melrose [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Manchester By The Sea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,790 people
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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 By The Sea. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Manchester By The Sea.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Manchester By The Sea. 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 By The Sea.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Manchester By The Sea. See our Newspapers Page for Manchester By The Sea.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Manchester By The Sea ...

Looking for more information about Manchester By The Sea? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Manchester By The Sea, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Manchester By The Sea.

Adding Manchester By The Sea to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Manchester By The Sea in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Manchester By The Sea was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Manchester By The Sea on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Manchester By The Sea. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Manchester By The Sea.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manchester By The Sea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 town (such as Manchester By The Sea). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Manchester By The Sea or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Manchester By The Sea) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Manchester By The Sea. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manchester By The SeaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester By The Sea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5749, Longitude: -70.7708    






















 

 

 

 

 


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