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San Juan County, Utah


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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Blanding is approximately 3375 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 907 (1990), 1013 (2010).
The amount of land area in Blanding is 4.962 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blanding to Washington DC is 1843 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 259 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blanding is positioned 37.62 degrees north of the equator and 109.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Blanding elevation is 6,105 feet above sea level.


on Hwy 191, not far from the Four Corners area
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History & History Related Items

An irrigation project is what helped Blanding to begin in 1905. Much of this irrigation is still used today. Southwest of Blanding is the Trail of the Ancients, a 100 mile loop where the remnants of the Anasazi Indian people can be seen. Portions of this trail are unpaved
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The settling of Blanding



Edge of the Cedars State Park
660 West, 400 North St.
Blanding, Utah
Phone: 435-678-2238
The is the site of an Anasazi Indian village which existed A.D. 750-1200. There is also a museum here with a great pottery collection among other exhibits.
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Blanding Schools

San Juan School District
200 N Main Street
Blanding, UT 84511
Phone: 435-678-2281
Phone: 435-678-1200
Number of Schools: 12
Number of Students 3,540


College of Eastern Utah - San Juan Campus
639 West 100 South
Blanding, Utah 84511
Phone: 435-678-2201

Utah State University
500 South 700 West
(435) 678-2072 & 3980
Bachelors & Masters Degrees offered (Branch)

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