Manchester is not only a township but also a city located in the County of Hartford in Connecticut. Manchester covers a total area of about 71.8 sq. kms. with an elevation of 273 ft above the sea level. The local education sector offers substantial employment facilities with the presence of a number of schools in the area. Other important sectors of the local economy are transportation and the tourism sectors. Trade and adventure based tourism are prominent in the town.
A . Allwyn, a 1930s movie actress, was a notable resident of the town.