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Manchester, Ohio
Village
Second Street (US 52)
Second Street (US 52)
Location in Manchester Township,  Adams County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Manchester Township, Adams County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 38°41′22″N 83°36′33″W / 38.68944°N 83.60917°W / 38.68944; -83.60917Coordinates: 38°41′22″N 83°36′33″W / 38.68944°N 83.60917°W / 38.68944; -83.60917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Adams
Area
 • Total 1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)
 • Land 1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
505 ft (154 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,023
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,955
 • Density 1,523.77/sq mi (588.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45144
Area code(s) 937, 326
FIPS code 39-47012
GNIS feature ID 1061465

Manchester is a village in Manchester Township, Adams County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 2,023 at the 2010 census.

History

Manchester was laid out in 1791 by Nathaniel Massie, and named after Manchester, England, Massie's ancestral home.

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Geography

Manchester is at 38°41′22″N 83°36′33″W / 38.68944°N 83.60917°W / 38.68944; -83.60917 (38.689546, -83.609263).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2), of which 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Manchester is at the junction of U.S. Route 52 and Ohio State Route 136. Manchester is the approximate halfway point between Cincinnati and Huntington, West Virginia.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 434
1870 942
1880 1,455 54.5%
1890 1,965 35.1%
1900 2,003 1.9%
1910 1,966 −1.8%
1920 1,824 −7.2%
1930 2,009 10.1%
1940 2,163 7.7%
1950 2,281 5.5%
1960 2,172 −4.8%
1970 2,195 1.1%
1980 2,313 5.4%
1990 2,223 −3.9%
2000 2,043 −8.1%
2010 2,023 −1.0%
2019 (est.) 1,955 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, 2,023 people, 818 households, and 527 families resided in the village. The population density was 1,580.5 inhabitants per square mile (610.2/km2). There were 1,032 housing units at an average density of 806.3 per square mile (311.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 818 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.05.

The village's median age was 38.1 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The village's gender makeup was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

Education

Manchester is served by the Manchester Local School District and the Manchester Public Library, a branch of the Adams County Public Library.

Notable people

  • Wayne Frye - Olympian, MIT graduate, Purple Heart Recipient
  • Nathaniel Massie - explorer, entrepreneur, General in the Revolutionary War, politician and first President of the Ohio Senate
  • Jack Roush - founder, CEO, and owner of Roush Fenway Racing
  • George Sisler - Major League Baseball player
  • Doug White - a Republican politician and former President of the Ohio Senate

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