Blanco, New Mexico

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Blanco, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Blanco, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Blanco, New Mexico
Blanco, New Mexico
Coordinates: 36°43′27″N 107°49′31″W / 36.72417°N 107.82528°W / 36.72417; -107.82528Coordinates: 36°43′27″N 107°49′31″W / 36.72417°N 107.82528°W / 36.72417; -107.82528
Country United States
State New Mexico
County San Juan
Area[1]
 • Total 3.642 sq mi (9.43 km2)
 • Land 3.459 sq mi (8.96 km2)
 • Water 0.183 sq mi (0.47 km2)
Elevation 5,568 ft (1,697 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 388
 • Density 110/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87412
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 898633[3]

Blanco is a census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 388 as of the 2010 census.[2] Blanco has a post office with ZIP code 87412, which opened on March 6, 1901.[4][5] U.S. Route 64 passes through the community.

A parish was established in Blanco in 1900 with St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church[6] being the mother church for many missions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Blanco". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  6. ^ "St. Mary Church and St. Rose of Lima Church". communionoffaith.weconnect.com. Retrieved 2017-01-29.