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Manchester, Connecticut, located in Hartford County, is a dynamic suburban town known for its diverse economy and high standard of living. Since the 19th century, Manchester has transformed from a rural farming community into a thriving industrial hub, and today, into a bustling suburban town. It's recognized for its excellent schools, vibrant community, and a wide range of housing options. Learn more about Manchester real estate below.

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Manchester's rich history dates back to 1673 when it was settled as Orford Parish. Later, in the 19th century, the town became a center of the American silk industry, earning the nickname "Silk City." The former Cheney Brothers Historic District, now a National Historic Landmark district, stands as a testament to this era.

The town is home to Wickham Park, a beautiful park featuring an aviary, gardens, playgrounds, picnic areas, and sports facilities. Manchester also hosts the annual Manchester Road Race, a Thanksgiving Day tradition dating back to 1927, drawing participants from around the world.

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