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Welcome to Blanchard ...

Blanchard is located in Traill County<1>.

Blanchard is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Blanchard: (701)

Communities Also Named Blanchard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Blanchard - they are located in Arkansas, California, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Blanchard ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
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    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<4>
  • Hillsboro [Traill County]
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    • Hillsboro [Traill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<4>
  • Portland [Traill County]
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    • Portland [Traill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<4>
  • Halstad [Norman County]
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    • Halstad [Norman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halstad have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halstad<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arthur [Cass County]
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      • Arthur [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arthur<4>
    • Buxton [Traill County]
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      • Buxton [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buxton<4>
    • Hendrum [Norman County]
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      • Hendrum [Norman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
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    • Hunter [Cass County]
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      • Hunter [Cass County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<4>
    • Grandin [Cass County]
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      • Grandin [Cass County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandin<4>
    • Galesburg [Traill County]
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      • Galesburg [Traill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galesburg<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blanchard ...

Looking for more information about Blanchard? 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 Blanchard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blanchard.

Adding Blanchard to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Blanchard on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Traill County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Traill, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blanchard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Blanchard) 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 Blanchard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlanchardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blanchard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3458, Longitude: -97.2197    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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