Manson, Washington

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Manson, Washington
Census-designated place
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
Country United States
State Washington
County Chelan
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.25 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.25 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,140 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,468
 • Density 1,171/sq mi (452.3/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98831
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1522682[1]
FIPS code 53-42835

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. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Manson CDP, Washington". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 26, 2015. 

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View of Manson from Wapato Point