Our Community

Meet_Me_in_Manchester-1Manchester is a village in Washtenaw County, Michigan, situated on the River Raisin, founded in 1833 and named after Manchester, England. The community grew up around the river’s water power and historic Mill Pond. Our small town retains a charm that can only be enjoyed by slowing down to take in the scenery and variety of activities available for the whole family.

We have four parks and the Leonard Preserve that offer beautiful settings for gatherings or walking. Downtown provides unique family restaurants, arts, antiques and gifts. The Italianate architecture preserves the charm of 19th century America, and includes several historic churches and homes. Join us in the Village!


The Big 400

Small town living. Great big fun. Manchester is part of the Big 400, whose mission is to prepare and execute plans which stimulate commerce in the communities sharing a common border local and state public lands, while concurrently partnering with the stewards of these public lands to promote and encourage their use and preservation. Check it out!


Manchester Community Schools Calendar

Manchester High is located in the northwestern edge of town at 20500 Dutch Drive. The new high school building was completed in 2004.  The facility has an excellent performing arts center, gym, weight room, media center, telecommunications lab, as well as many academic resources including Smartboards, projectors, computer labs, and recently our one to one iPad roll out for each student.

The mission of Manchester Middle School is to provide a secure, challenging learning environment which will empower all students to achieve their greatest potential. The MMS team joins the parents and community to assist students in developing skills necessary to become successful, responsible, contributing citizens.

The mission of Klager Elementary School is: ALL students will be challenged to obtain the skills necessary to realize their highest personal potential.


Manchester Area Churches

Please click the above link to view the list of the Manchester area churches and their locations.


Manchester Area Clubs & Organizations

Please click the above link to view the list of the various Manchester area clubs and organizations including their contact information.


Links to Community Websites

Please click the above link to view the list of links to community websites.