Manson, Washington

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Manson, Washington
Aerial view of Manson
Aerial view of Manson
Manson is located in Washington (state)
Coordinates: 47°53′06″N 120°09′25″W / 47.88500°N 120.15694°W / 47.88500; -120.15694Coordinates: 47°53′06″N 120°09′25″W / 47.88500°N 120.15694°W / 47.88500; -120.15694
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.25 sq mi (3.25 km2)
 • Land1.25 sq mi (3.25 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,140 ft (350 m)
 • Total1,468
 • Density1,171/sq mi (452.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)509
GNIS feature ID1522682[1]
FIPS code53-42835

Manson is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Chelan County in the U.S. state of Washington. It was named in 1912 for Manson F. Backus, president of the Lake Chelan Land Company.[2] Manson is located in the north-central portion of the state on the north shore of Lake Chelan, approximately 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the city of Chelan.

Manson is part of the WenatcheeEast Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The USPS ZIP code for Manson is 98831. As of the 2010 census, the population in the Manson was 1,468.[3] 2010 was the first year that Manson was tracked by the census bureau.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Manson, Washington
  2. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 158.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Manson CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 26, 2015.[dead link]

External links

View of Manson from Wapato Point