Blandford (CDP), Massachusetts

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Blandford, Massachusetts
Blandford Country Store
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Blandford is located in Massachusetts
Blandford
Blandford
Blandford is located in the United States
Blandford
Blandford
Coordinates: 42°10′49″N 72°55′46″W / 42.18028°N 72.92944°W / 42.18028; -72.92944Coordinates: 42°10′49″N 72°55′46″W / 42.18028°N 72.92944°W / 42.18028; -72.92944
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyHampden
TownBlandford
Area
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,451.4 ft (442.4 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total393
 • Density342/sq mi (131.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
01008
Area code(s)413
FIPS code25-06050
GNIS feature ID0608279

Blandford is a census-designated place that comprises the populated center of the town of Blandford in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. The population of the CDP was 393 at the 2010 census,[1] out of 1,233 in the entire town of Blandford. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

The Blandford CDP is in the east-central part of the town of Blandford, at the junction of Massachusetts Route 23 and North Street. The CDP extends approximately 0.5 miles (0.8 km) north, west, and south from the town center and about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east along Route 23. Interstate 90, the Massachusetts Turnpike, forms the northeast edge of the CDP, although there is no direct access to the community from the turnpike. Blandford sits at an elevation of 1,451 feet (442.4 m) at the eastern edge of the Berkshires.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), all land.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Blandford CDP, Massachusetts". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 4, 2017.