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Blanchard, North Dakota
Blanchard residential street
Blanchard residential street
Blanchard, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Blanchard, North Dakota
Blanchard, North Dakota
Location in North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Traill
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 26
 • Density 100/sq mi (38.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58009
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-07620
GNIS feature ID 2584337
Blanchard, North Dakota
Blanchard post office
KVLYFromBase
KVLY-TV mast seen close-up

Blanchard is a census-designated place in Blanchard Township, Traill County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 26 at the 2010 census.

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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