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A post office was established at Manchester in 1822, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1914.[2] The community was named from Manchester Township.[3]



  1. ^ "Manchester, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. ^ "Dearborn County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...and named for the township in which it is located.