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Welcome to Manchester ...

Manchester is located on Puget Sound.

Manchester is located in Kitsap County.

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

Manchester is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Manchester lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Manchester ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Manchester and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellevue   [Map]   144,444   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bremerton   [Map]   41,041   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burien   [Map]   51,671   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edmonds   [Map]   42,209   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Federal Way   [Map]   96,690   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kent   [Map]   128,458   SE   18 miles [29 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, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia (2) 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.

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 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Manchester.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Kitsap County

About Washington

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 Kitsap County: www.kitsapgov.com/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.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 community'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>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Manchester. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 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: 47.5557, Longitude: -122.5459     [Map].

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<4>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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