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Meriwether County, Georgia


"Magic City"

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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Manchester is approximately 3,719 (2005), 4230 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,768 (1990), 1701 (2010).
The amount of land area in Manchester is 14.389 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Manchester is 5.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Manchester to Washington DC is 608 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Manchester is positioned 32.85 degrees north of the equator and 84.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Manchester elevation is 883 feet above sea level.
Manchester median income is $ 25,842 (2000).
The Manchester median home price is $ 61,800 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 43.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 61.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.3 degrees F.


about 65 miles southwest of Atlanta in west central Georgia. Nearby communities include Warm Springs, Woodland, Shiloh, Woodbury, Molena, Talbotton, Greenville and Waverly Hall.
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History & History Related Items

Manchester was created in 1909 at the time the A.B.A. Railroad worked together with the Callaway Mills from LaGrange to have their facilities located here in Manchester. Because Manchester was a planned community, the streets are laid out in even squares. The original mill area streets were named for trees and persons.

Try this history page for Manchester with photos and information about the past.
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Manchester is called "Magic City"
Manchester was built around the railroad. Warm Springs, Little White House, is 4 miles away
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Manchester City Government

Manchester's Home Page

Manchester Libraries

Manchester Public Library
218 Perry Street
P.O. Box 709
Manchester, Georgia 31816
Phone: 706-846-3851
Fax: 706-846-9632

Manchester Schools

Meriwether County Board of Education
Post Office Box 70
Greenville, Georgia 30222
Phone: 706-672-4297 Manchester


The population of Manchester was:
1990 - 4,104
2000 - 3,988
2005 - 3,719

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