Manchester [Hartford County] Connecticut was incorporated from East Hartford in May of 1823, and named from Manchester, England, because of manufacturing. Originally called Orford parish.

Area, 27.7 sq. miles. Population, est., 51,657. Voting districts, 12. Principal industries, engineered fibers, steel metal fabrication, plastics, machine tool companies, printing, warehouse/distribution facilities, electronic equipment, aircraft and missile components.

Manchester is also home to one of the largest regional retail concentrations in New England. The Buckland Hills area includes over 3 million square feet of retail and service anchored by the Pavilions at Buckland Hills mall, over 300 hotel rooms, restaurants, movie theaters.
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Manchester Geographic Information Systems
GIS documents and services provided by the Town.
Silk City Television
Community access channel offers its program schedule, photos and information on student involvement.
Town of Manchester, Connecticut
Official municipal site offering a department list, employee directory and information for residents and visitors.
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