Manchester, Connecticut

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Welcome to the Town Clerk's Office

Town Clerk
41 Center Street
PO Box 191
Manchester, CT 06045-0191

Phone:  860-647-3037
Fax:      860-647-3029

Office Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday


PROCEDURE changes:  Town Clerk business can be completed for most transactions by mail, drop box at Town Hall, by phone or electronically. The office is open to walk-in customers. Appointments are required for applying for a marriage license. Reference the guide below for a more detailed explanation of what the Town Clerk is offering for services.

Guide for Town Clerk transactions

See individual Town Clerk subject pages for further instructions and information. 

The Town Clerk's office is the bustling hub of local government, linking citizens with the documentation of their town's business and  events.   Manchester's archives are a priceless resource, essential to nearly every area of local government, businesses, historians, and the general public.

Since 1823, the Town Clerk has kept secure the vital records of more than 106,225 births, 43,835 deaths, and 41,822 marriages. 

These documents, in excess of a million others with regard to land transfers and more, tell the story of the Town of Manchester.

Whether you're researching the history of your home, applying for a marriage license, licensing your dog, or registering to vote, the Town Clerk's office can help. Staff members are always on hand during business hours to answer your questions, and show you how and where to find what you need.   With thousands of items of information held in public trust, our experience and knowledge can save you hours of frustration, and help you complete your business quickly and efficiently.

Each year, the Town Clerk's office serves more than 100,000 customers in person, by mail, or by phone.   How can we help you today?

Purchasing Policy for the Town Clerk's Office

Staff Information

Darryl E. Thames Sr. Town Clerk 
Elisabeth Irish Assistant Town Clerk II
Allison Peek Assistant Town Clerk I
Marianne Stefanov Land Records Clerk I

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