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Blanco, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New Mexico
County San Juan
 • 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)
 • Total 388
 • Density 106.53/sq mi (41.13/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 87412
Area code(s) 505
GNIS feature ID 898633

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

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

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