Introduction to Manchester, Tennessee
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.
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.