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Welcome to Manchester ...

The village of Manchester is located in Adams County<1>.

The location of Manchester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Manchester: MAN-chester<3>

When the people of Manchester refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Manchesterite<4>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Manchester has a population of 1,965 people<5> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Manchester.

Manchester is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<6>.

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

Manchester is within the boundaries of the (937) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manchester had an population of 1,965 people. This is a decrease of 2.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester had a population of 2,023 people (which is 7.09% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Manchester the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Manchester represents 0.02% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 397th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,023 people, the population of Manchester has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,043 people).

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

Communities Also Named Manchester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Manchester: This one is located in Adams County and the other is located in Summit County.

Beyond Ohio, 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, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, 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.

  • Maysville [Mason County]
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    • Maysville [Mason County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Manchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<8>
  • West Union [Adams County]
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    • West Union [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Manchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<8>
  • Flemingsburg [Fleming County]
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    • Flemingsburg [Fleming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Manchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemingsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flemingsburg<8>
  • Ripley [Brown County]
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    • Ripley [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Manchester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,696 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aberdeen [Brown County]
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      • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Manchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<8>
    • Vanceburg [Lewis County]
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      • Vanceburg [Lewis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Manchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,399 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanceburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vanceburg<8>
    • Winchester [Adams County]
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      • Winchester [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Manchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<8>
    • Seaman [Adams County]
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      • Seaman [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Manchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaman<8>
    • Washington [Mason County]
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      • Washington [Mason County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Manchester
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<9>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Russellville [Brown County]
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      • Russellville [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Manchester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville

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.

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

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

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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 State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Adams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Manchester. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>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 village'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.
<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Manchester.
<6>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Manchester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<7>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) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ManchesterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6906, Longitude: -83.6062       In this case, the coordinates for Manchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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