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Blanford
Census-designated place
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Vermillion County's location in Indiana
Country  United States
State  Indiana
County Vermillion County
Township Clinton Township
Elevation 181 m (594 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47842
GNIS feature ID 431177

Blanford is a census-designated place in Clinton Township, Vermillion County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History

Blanford was laid out in 1912. The community was named for L. S. Blanford, who owned the land where the village is located. A post office has been in operation at Blanford since 1915.

Geography

Blanford is located at 39°39′54″N 87°31′14″W / 39.665°N 87.52056°W / 39.665; -87.52056 (39.665060, -87.520580).

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