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Blanchard, North Dakota
Blanchard residential street
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||945 ft (288 m)|
|• Density||100/sq mi (38.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2584337|
Blanchard is near the North Dakota-Minnesota border, near the junction of state highways 18 and 200.
The KVLY-TV mast, the tallest man-made structure in the Western Hemisphere, stands near Blanchard. The mast is used to transmit television broadcasts from the Fargo station KVLY-TV and was the tallest man-made structure in the world from 1963 to 1974 and again from 1991 to 2008. It is currently the fourth-tallest man-made structure in the world. Similarly, the KRDK-TV mast, the second tallest man-made structure in the United States, stands 6 miles (9.7 km) from Blanchard, near Galesburg.
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