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In northeastern Carroll County you will find a remarkable, small incorporated town known as Manchester, Maryland. Manchester is located just north of Baltimore and just south of the Pennsylvania state line and is home to around 4,800 residents. Incorporated in 1834, Manchester has a long, rich history as the 2nd oldest incorporated area in Carroll County, after Westminster.
Manchester was originally part of Baltimore County but when Carroll County was created in 1837, Manchester became part of the new county. This scenic, rural commuting town is in the humid continental climate region and has cold, snowy winters and hot, humid summers. The climate is ideal for farming, evidenced by the large tracts of farmland in the outlying area. Manchester is comprised of 3 constituent neighborhoods, Cranberry, Millers/Lineboro and Town Center, all in the 21102, 21157, 21074 and 21158 zip codes. Manchester is west of the coastal lowlands of the Chesapeake Bay on the Piedmont Plateau. This charming community is home to 83 acres of park land divided between Christmas Tree Park, Pine Valley Park, and Westside Memorial Park. Manchester is also home to 3 public schools, Manchester Elementary School, Ebb Valley Elementary School and Manchester Valley High School.
Manchester is a wonderful place to raise a family because of its quaint small town feel and abundance of single family homes. Homes for sale in Manchester vary in price depending upon the location, size, age, style and special features. The average listing price is around $290,000 but homes can cost as much as $645,000 depending upon the factors listed above.
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