Manchester is a village in Adams County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,043. Manchester is served by the Manchester Local School District and the Manchester Public Library, a branch of the Adams County Public Library. Manchester has a fulltime Police department that has 15 officers. The Manchester Fire/Rescue/EMS has 50 members including 3 fulltime EMS personnel and operates in Manchester Village, Manchester Township, and Sprigg Township.