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Welcome to Blossom ...

The city of Blossom is located

Blossom is located in Lamar County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blossom has a population of 1,569 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Blossom is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Blossom: (903) & (430)<4>

The ZIP code for Blossom: 75416<5>

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blossom.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blossom had an population of 1,569 people. This is an increase of 5.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blossom had a population of 1,494 people. This makes Blossom the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,494 people, the population of Blossom increased 3.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,439 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blossom.

Communities Also Named Blossom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Blossom - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Manitoba, New York, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Blossom ...

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

  • Paris
  • Reno
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
    • Reno lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Blossom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,349 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
  • Clarksville
  • Bogata
  • Detroit
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
    • Detroit lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Blossom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<7>
  • Deport
  • Toco
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toco
    • Toco lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Blossom.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toco have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toco
  • Pattonville
  • Novice
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novice
    • Novice lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Blossom.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novice
  • Clardy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clardy
    • Clardy lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Blossom.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clardy

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blossom. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blossom.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blossom ...

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

Adding Blossom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blossom 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 that we've found for Blossom was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Blossom in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blossom.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blossom.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blossom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Blossom). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blossom or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Blossom) 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 Blossom. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlossomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blossom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6608, Longitude: -95.3855    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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