Blanks, Louisiana

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Blanks, Louisiana

Blanks
Blanks, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Blanks, Louisiana
Location of Blanks in Louisiana
Coordinates: 30°33′12″N 91°36′01″W / 30.55333°N 91.60028°W / 30.55333; -91.60028Coordinates: 30°33′12″N 91°36′01″W / 30.55333°N 91.60028°W / 30.55333; -91.60028
CountryUnited States
StateLouisiana
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Blanks is the name of an unincorporated community located in southwestern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, United States.

The community is said to have been named after Handsell B. Blanks. Blanks was part owner of the Bomer-Blanks Lumber Company that once operated in the area. A post office was established in the community in 1913 and is still in operation.[1]

Geography[edit]

The community is west of Livonia near the intersections of Louisiana Highway 976 with US 190 and Louisiana Highway 81. The town of Lottie, is located to the west, and Fordoche is to the north.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lockhart, John M. "The Old Bridge Celebrates 75 Years of Road-Rail Service Today", The Riverside Reader, August 17, 2015, p. 1