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Overview

Introduction to Manchester, Tennessee

Manchester, Tennessee, in Coffee county, is 30 miles SE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and 61 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city contains a population of approximately 8,294.

Manchester History

The origin of the city goes back about two thousand years, when ancient Native Americans inhabited the area. Coffee County was established in 1836. The city was named after the industrial city of Manchester, England.

Manchester and nearby Attractions

  • Discovery Center at Murfree Springs
  • Edgar Evins State Park
  • Appalachian Center for Crafts
  • Burgess Falls State Park
  • Old Stone Fort State Park
  • South Cumberland Recreation Area

Things To Do In Manchester

The Old Stone Fort State Park Golf Course is a great place for local golfers to enjoy a round. Visitors may also plan a trip to the Old Stone Fort State Park, the Edgar Evins State Park or Burgess Falls State Park. The city also hosts the Coffee County Fair every September and the Bonnaroo Music Festival every June. Popular shopping centers in the area include the Powers Shopping Center, the Manchester Shopping Center and the Oak Plaza Shopping Center.

Manchester Transportation

Nashville International is the closest major airport.

Manchester Higher Education

Institutions offering courses in higher education include Middle Tennessee State University, Motlow State Community College and the University of Alabama Huntsville.

People

Total Population 10,298
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,046
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,794
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.7%
Median Gross Rent $707
Median House Value $108,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Manchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Murfreesboro, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Coffee
Standard Zip Codes 37355
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37349
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.481
Longitude -86.088

Manchester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TULLAHOMA
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 60 inches
Station WINCHESTER 1 E
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Station MC MINNVILLE
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Estill Springs 2,142 $52,069
Morrison 613 $34,333
Normandy 79 $0
Tullahoma 19,022 $46,291
Viola 56 $0
Wartrace 653 $51,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Manchester Public Libraries

Library
Coffee Co. Manchester Public Library
1005 HILLSBORO BLVD.
Manchester, Tennessee
(931) 723-5143

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Manchester Hospitals

UNITED REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1001 MCARTHUR ST
(931) 728-3586
Emergency Service: Yes

MEDICAL CENTER OF MANCHESTER
(Proprietary)
481 INTERSTATE DRIVE
(931) 728-6354
Emergency Service: Yes

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Manchester High Schools

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COFFEE COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH
2135 NEW TULLAHOMA HW
931-723-5159
Serves 1,426 students.

RIVERVIEW TRAINING CENTER
813 EMERSON ST
931-723-5189
A Non-traditional School

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