Blanchard, California

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Blanchard is located in California
Location in California
Blanchard is located in the United States
Blanchard (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°43′53″N 120°19′32″W / 37.73139°N 120.32556°W / 37.73139; -120.32556Coordinates: 37°43′53″N 120°19′32″W / 37.73139°N 120.32556°W / 37.73139; -120.32556
CountryUnited States
CountyMariposa County and
Tuolumne County
Elevation1,165 ft (355 m)

Blanchard is an unincorporated community in Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties, California.[1] It is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east-northeast of Don Pedro Camp,[2] at an elevation of 1165 feet (355 m).[1]

A post office operated at Blanchard from 1894 to 1953, moving in 1938.[2] The name honored Rosie M. Blanchard, its first postmaster.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blanchard, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.