|Elevation||463 ft (141 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||160027|
Manchester was founded as a lumber center. The Manchester Lumber Company owned a large amount of the surrounding timber land and built a school and Baptist church for the community.[self-published source] Much of the lumber produced in Manchester was used to make flatboats, which were used to transport coal. For a short time, the Manchester Coal Company mined coal in the area.
A post office operated under the name Manchester from 1907 to 1957.
In popular culture
Manchester is also listed as the hometown of the comic book minor superhero Trajectory first appearing in the 52 Series issue 17 as part of Lex Luthor's private superhero team.
Additionally, Manchester was also home to DC Comics Speedster, Max Mercury according to dc.fandom.com.
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