Introduction to Manchester, Iowa
Manchester is the county seat of Delaware County. The city was named after a city of Manchester in England. In 1866, Manchester was incorporated by the Iowa State Legislature. Delaware County was founded in 1840 and was named after Delaware Senator John M. Clayton.
Manchester and nearby Attractions
- Cedar Rock State Park
- Pinicon Ridge County Park
- Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
- Granger House Museum
- Marion Heritage Center
- Effigy Mounds National Monument
Things To Do In Manchester
While in Manchester tourists can visit Brucemore and the State Trout Hatchery. The Buffalo Creek County Park and Backbone State Park offer facilities for camping, canoeing, and fishing. You can also visit the Bixby State Preserve and the Wilder Memorial Museum. Kids love to visit the National Farm Toy Museum. There are many churches in the city that can be visited too. Manchester also hosts the Delaware County Fair every year in the month of July.
One can avail air transportation from Quad City International Airport.
Manchester Higher Education
Higher education opportunities are offered by the Kirkwood Community College, Upper Iowa University, University of Iowa, and Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar.