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Welcome to Blanchard ...

Blanchard is located in Centre County<1>.

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

Blanchard is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Blanchard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Blanchard: This one is located in Centre County and the other is located in Allegheny County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, 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.

  • Lock Haven [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lock Haven
    • Lock Haven [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lock Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lock Haven<5>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellefonte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<5>
  • Mill Hall [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Hall
    • Mill Hall [Clinton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,586 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Hall<5>
  • Avis [Clinton County]
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    • Avis [Clinton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Blanchard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flemington [Clinton County]
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      • Flemington [Clinton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flemington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemington
    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<5>
    • Renovo [Clinton County]
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      • Renovo [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,191 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renovo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renovo<5>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milesburg
      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<5>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millheim
      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millheim<5>
    • Snow Shoe [Centre County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Shoe
      • Snow Shoe [Centre County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Blanchard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Shoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Shoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Shoe<5>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Blanchard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Centre County

About Pennsylvania

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 Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Centre, 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 Blanchard - 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 things 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 for your convenience: 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: 41.0642, Longitude: -77.5978       In this case, the coordinates for Blanchard 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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