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Welcome to Blanch ...

Blanch is located in Caswell County<1>.

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

Blanch is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Blanch lies within the (336) area code.

Adding Blanch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blanch 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 Blanch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Blanch on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Blanch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Blanch - they are located in Indiana and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Blanch ...

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

  • Danville [Danville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Danville City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Blanch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
  • Roxboro [Person County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Blanch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,309 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<5>
  • Yanceyville [Caswell County]
  • Milton [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Caswell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Blanch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Providence [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Caswell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Blanch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Gatewood [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gatewood
      • Gatewood [Caswell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Blanch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gatewood
    • Semora [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Semora
      • Semora [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Blanch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Semora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Semora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Semora<5>
    • West Yanceyville [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Yanceyville
      • West Yanceyville [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Blanch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Yanceyville
    • Whitetown [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitetown
      • Whitetown [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Blanch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitetown
    • Bethel [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Caswell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Blanch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blanch ...

Looking for more information about Blanch? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blanch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blanch.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Caswell, 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 Blanch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blanch) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blanch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlanchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blanch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5079, Longitude: -79.2950       In this case, the coordinates for Blanch 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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