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Welcome to Blandford ...

Blandford is located in Effingham County<1>.

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

Blandford is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blandford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Blandford: (912)

Websites for Blandford ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.effinghamcounty.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Blandford, the following might be of interest:

Adding Blandford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Blandford was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blandford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Blandford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Blandford - they are located in Kansas, Massachusetts, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blandford.

Communities near Blandford ...

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

  • Savannah [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Blandford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<5>
  • Pooler [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pooler
    • Pooler [Chatham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Blandford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pooler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pooler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pooler<5>
  • Port Wentworth [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wentworth
    • Port Wentworth [Chatham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Blandford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Wentworth<5>
  • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Wentworth Junction
    • Port Wentworth Junction [Chatham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Blandford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Wentworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Wentworth Junction
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden City [Chatham County]
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      • Garden City [Chatham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Blandford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<5>
    • Hardeeville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardeeville
      • Hardeeville [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Blandford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardeeville<5>
    • Springfield [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Blandford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<5>
    • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossignol Hill
      • Rossignol Hill [Chatham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Blandford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,009 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossignol Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossignol Hill
    • Bloomingdale [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
      • Bloomingdale [Chatham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Blandford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomingdale<5>
    • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Sisters Ferry
      • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Blandford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Sisters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Sisters Ferry

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 Blandford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blandford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blandford. 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 Blandford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blandford ...

Looking for more information about Blandford? 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 Blandford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blandford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Effingham County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Effingham County: www.effinghamcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Effingham, 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 have 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 Blandford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blandford) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blandford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2785, Longitude: -81.2632       In this case, the coordinates for Blandford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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