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Welcome to Blain ...
The location of Blain has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blain has a population of 261 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Blain.
Blain is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Blain lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Blain lies within the (717) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blain had an population of 261 people. This is a decrease of 0.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blain had a population of 263 people. This makes Blain the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 263 people, the population of Blain increased 4.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 252 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blain.
Communities near Blain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blain.
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 Blain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blain. 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 Blain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blain. See our Newspapers Page for Blain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blain ...
Looking for more information about Blain? 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 Blain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blain.
Adding Blain to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Blain 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 Blain was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Blain on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blain on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Perry County: www.perryco.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022