Manchester is located in Bennington County, 25 miles north of Benningtonalong Highway 7A, the Ethan Allen Highway. It lies on the banks of the Batten Kill River near the New York state line. Manchester, in the southwest part of Vermont, is a year-round resort area. Manchester proper boasts marble sidewalks and elm-bordered streets, and is primarily residential. Manchester Center is essentially the business area. The third community is Manchester Depot.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,033, an increase of 90 since 1990. Manchester is one of two municipalities in the state with a local sales tax.
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12/05 Coming to The area
Taste of the Valley Plymouth NH March21 Experience all of your favorite local flavors. Several restaurants from the region will be there hoping to win your vote in the "Best in Show" competition.
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.