Blanchard, Wisconsin

Lafayette County


The Town of Blanchard is one of the 18 Towns in Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Blanchard 264 inhabitants.

Town has a fundamentally different meaning than in other English-speaking area in Wisconsin. Rather, it corresponds to the usual in the other U.S. states townships that make up the next smallest administrative unit of the County.


The Town of Blanchard is located in southwest Wisconsin, about 85 km east of the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 40 km south. The east of the Town of Blanchard is traversed in a north-south direction from the Pecatonica River, a tributary of the opening into the Mississippi Rock River.

At the northeastern edge of the Town of Blanchard is an independent municipality Blanchardville, which is almost completely surrounded by the Town without belonging to it.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Blanchard are 42 ° 47'36 " north latitude and 89 ° 53'20 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 45.4 km ².

The Town of Blanchard is located in the extreme northeast of Lafayette County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns:


Through the Town of Blanchard runs in a north -south direction of the Wisconsin State Highway 78 also run even the County Highway F, H and N by the Town. All other roads are minor roads or partly unpaved roadways.

The nearest airports are the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa ( approximately 110 km west-southwest ) and the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( about 70 km north-east ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Blanchard 264 people in 98 households. The population density was 5.8 people per square kilometer. In the 98 households lived statistically 2.69 per person.

The racial passed the population with one exception only of whites. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.5 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

24.6 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 64.0 percent were between 18 and 64 and 11.4 percent were 65 years or older. 50.0 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 39,643. The per capita income was $ 20,618. 19.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Blanchard

In the area of ​​the Town of Blanchard are located next to stray no further colonization settlements.

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