Blanchard, Oklahoma

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Blanchard is a city in Oklahoma in the United States. From the 2020 census, 8,879 people live in Blanchard. Blanchard is in a area that is growing fast, named the "Tri-City Area".

History[change | change source]

Blanchard was made by the Canadian Valley Construction Company, and named after William G. "Bill" Blanchard. Blanchard was made because they wanted to make a railroad, witch was started by the Canadian Valley Construction Company, and finished by Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[1] The town was fully made after selling off land 3 times. The Blanchard post office was made in 1906, and a court room came in 1909.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Blanchard | The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture". Oklahoma Historical Society | OHS. Retrieved 2023-03-26.