Blanks, Louisiana

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Blanks, Louisiana (Blanks)
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State 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
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Blanks in Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the United States

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. This post office is still in operation.[1]

Geography[edit]

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