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Welcome to Manchester ...

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

When the people of Manchester refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Manchesterite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Manchester has a population of 10,617 people<2> (see below for details).

Manchester is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Manchester, you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Manchester: (931)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Manchester had a population of 10,102 people (which is 19.13% of the total population of Coffee County). This makes Manchester the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Manchester represents 0.16% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,102 people, the population of Manchester increased 21.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,294 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Manchester had an population of 10,617 people. This is an increase of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Manchester ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Altamont   [Map]   1,021   E   18 miles [29 km]
Decherd   [Map]   2,414   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Estill Springs   [Map]   2,027   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hollow Springs   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morrison   [Map]   707   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ruthledge Ford   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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), 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, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Manchester.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Manchester. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Manchester:

Websites for Manchester ...

Official Website:   www.manchestertn.org/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.macoc.org/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Manchester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Manchester.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Manchester. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Manchester: www.manchestertn.org/

The official website for Coffee County: www.coffeecountytn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Manchester. 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Manchester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Manchester. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4638, Longitude: -86.0773     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Manchester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Manchester.