Manson is an unincorporated community (it is advertised as a "village," but not considered as such by the Census Bureau) in Chelan County in the state of Washington. It was named in 1912 for Manson F. Backus, president of the Lake Chelan Land Company. Manson is located in the north-central portion of the state on the shore of Lake Chelan, approximately seven miles from the nearby town of Chelan.Manson is part of the Wenatchee–East Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area.The USPS ZIP Code for Manson is 98831. According to data from the 2000 census, the total population in the Manson ZIP code was 3,178 persons occupying 1,540 housing units. Manson itself is not incorporated, and is not tracked by the Census.