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Welcome to Blanket ...
The town of Blanket is located in the Texas Panhandle.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Blanket, you might consider that their post office opened in 1875.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blanket has a population of 367 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Blanket is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Blanket lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Blanket: (325)
The ZIP code for Blanket: 76432<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blanket had an population of 367 people. This is a decrease of 5.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blanket had a population of 390 people. This makes Blanket the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 390 people, the population of Blanket decreased 2.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 402 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blanket.
Communities near Blanket ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blanket.
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 Blanket. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blanket.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blanket. 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 Blanket.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blanket. See our Newspapers Page for Blanket.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blanket ...
Looking for more information about Blanket? 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 Blanket, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blanket.
Adding Blanket to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Blanket in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Blanket was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Blanket in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Blanket post office opened in 1875.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Blanket.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023