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Welcome to Blansett ...

Blansett is located in Scott County<1>.


The location of Blansett has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Blansett, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1877.

Blansett is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blansett lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Blansett: (479)

Communities near Blansett ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blansett.

  • Mena
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Waldron
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Mansfield
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,089 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <4>
  • Hartford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford <4>
  • Winfield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Winfield is located in Scott County
  • Y City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Y City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Y City
    • Y City is located in Scott County
  • Boles
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Rich Mountain
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Mountain
    • Rich Mountain is located in Polk County
  • Bates
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bates
    • Bates is located in Scott County
  • Parks
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parks
    • Parks is located in Scott County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blansett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blansett.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blansett. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blansett.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blansett. See our Newspapers Page for Blansett.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blansett ...

Looking for more information about Blansett? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Blansett, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blansett.

Adding Blansett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blansett in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Blansett was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Blansett post office opened in 1877.

We also found Blansett on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Blansett.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blansett. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blansett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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