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Welcome to Manchester ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Manchester, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
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 4,867 people<3> (see below for details).
Manchester is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Manchester lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area Codes for Manchester: (410), (443)<5> & (667)
The ZIP code for Manchester: 21102<6>
Websites for Manchester ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.carrollcountychamber.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Manchester, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manchester had an population of 4,867 people. This is an increase of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester had a population of 4,808 people. This makes Manchester the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Manchester represents 0.08% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,808 people, the population of Manchester increased 44.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,329 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Manchester.
Communities Also Named Manchester ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, 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. 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Manchester was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Manchester in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Manchester.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Manchester. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Carroll County: www.ccgov.carr.org/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023