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Population in 2010: 1,233. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 640  (51.9%)
Females: 593  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  46.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,126 (it was $52,935 in 2000)
Blandford:

$65,126
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,847

Blandford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $230,922 (it was $135,200 in 2000)
Blandford:

$230,922
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $317,583; Detached houses: $312,146; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,034; In 2-unit structures: $580,062; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $479,750
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  • White alone - 1,199 (97.2%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blandford: 353.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (21.8%), Irish (18.4%), French (14.5%), Polish (12.4%), Italian (12.4%), German (9.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1741

Elevation: 1452 feet

Land area: 51.7 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blandford:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blandford town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

27 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.3% Africa).

This town:  2.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Blandford town:  1.1% ($1,442)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (18.4 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (95.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (113.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Russell, MA (2.2 miles ), Otis, MA (2.5 miles ), Chester, MA (2.6 miles ), Montgomery, MA (2.7 miles ), Granville, MA (2.7 miles ), Huntington, MA (2.8 miles ), Tolland, MA (2.9 miles ), Sandisfield, MA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 72.95 W

Area code: 413

Blandford household income distribution Blandford home values distribution

Crime rates in Blandford (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 10 burglaries (803.2 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (321.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 70.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Blandford-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Blandford town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blandford-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from Blandford center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Blandford center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampden County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blandford topographic map

Birthplace of: Reuben P. Boise - Politician, George Ashmun - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Blandford: Charles A. Taggart.


Hospitals/medical centers near Blandford:

  • BERKSHIRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANDISFIELD, MA)
  • NOBLE VISITING NURSE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)
  • NOBLE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, about 11 miles away; WESTFIELD, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Blandford, MA

Amtrak station near Blandford:

  • 19 miles: SPRINGFIELD (66 LYMAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blandford:

  • Westfield State College (about 9 miles; Westfield, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,632)
  • Holyoke Community College (about 16 miles; Holyoke, MA; FT enrollment: 3,973)
  • Smith College (about 19 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,021)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (about 20 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 20 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,232)
  • Springfield College (about 21 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 4,366)
  • Western New England College (about 23 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,859)

Public elementary/middle school in Blandford:

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Library in Blandford:

  • PORTER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,227; Location: 87 MAIN STREET; 10,767 books; 227 audio materials; 882 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blandford: Blandford Town Hall (A), Blandford Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Blandford: First Congregational Church of Blandford (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Old Burying Ground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Blandford: Watson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hampden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.350
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.00. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.00
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 9.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.83
U.S.:

14.26
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blandford and their reported violations in the past:

BLANDFORD WATER DEPT (Population served: 874, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - Between JAN-01-2000 and NOV-09-2000. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2000)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.8%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blandford, MA

Blandford compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Blandford town (based on Hampden County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.76%
Here64.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents80.9%3.8%3.6%1.9%1.5%
Congregations30.4%13.0%4.0%7.7%5.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%1.0%0.8%4.0%
Congregations6.9%5.3%1.6%2.0%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 90
Hampden County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 86
Hampden County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
Hampden County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 335
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampden County:

25.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

16.5%

3.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampshire County, MA  0.78% ($35,301 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.29% ($43,516)
from Hartford County, CT  0.27% ($45,440)


4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Hampden County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hampshire County, MA  0.77% ($38,198 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.38% ($47,087)
to Worcester County, MA  0.25% ($38,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blandford:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACE (730 AM; 5 kW; CHICOPEE, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WSPR (1270 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ANTONIO F. AND HELENA R. GOIS, TENANTS BY THE ENTIRETY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSBS (860 AM; 3 kW; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blandford:

  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WLZX (99.3 FM; NORTHAMPTON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Blandford:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WDMR-LP (Channel 65; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WGGB-TV (Channel 40; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGGB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGBY-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
Blandford, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Blandford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total costs: $6,817,000
Total average daily traffic: 101,185
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,500

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blandford, MA


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Blandford Site) Chester Road (Lat: 42.223139 Lon: -72.968417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA331
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • DAVID T BEAUDOIN, Blandford Maintenance Area B, Mass. Turnpike (Lat: 42.223139 Lon: -72.968417), Type: 85.3, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 7814315166, , 668 SOUTH AVENUE
  • PAUL MANCINI, Chester Rd (Lat: 42.211333 Lon: -72.945528), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 55.2 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS:A-3
  • PAUL MANCINI, Chester Rd (Lat: 42.211333 Lon: -72.945528), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 55.2 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS:A-3
  • Blandford Maintenance Area B Ma Tpk (Lat: 42.222778 Lon: -72.970278), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 79 m
    Registrant: 6174315165, , 668 SOUTH AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blandford, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Chester Rd (Lat: 42.210361 Lon: -72.941472), Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WNTR806
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.443 MHz, 928.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2010, Certifier: Wayne P Hamel
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, Chester Rd (Lat: 42.210639 Lon: -72.941750), Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNTT256
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2010
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Blandford SS, 79 N. Blandford Rd. (Lat: 42.200389 Lon: -72.964944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.6 m, Overall height: 33.6 m, Call Sign: WQLE888
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2009, Expiration Date: 12/31/2019, Certifier: John J Nachilly
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • WALNUT HILL, Hwy 23 Otis Stage Rd, 4.6 Mi West Of (Lat: 42.171694 Lon: -73.014472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQNC829
    Assigned Frequencies: 10558.1 MHz, 10573.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Charles B Sutherland
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Department Of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2264
  • CT57XC901, 30 Sperry Road (Lat: 42.171583 Lon: -72.896917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQPU551
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • BLANDFORD, 76 Chester Rd (Lat: 42.209972 Lon: -72.940889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WBD396
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/29/2022
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB1DGW, Licensee ID: L01078440
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 09/28/2018, Certifier: Paul M Cotti
    Registrant: Paul M Cotti, 20 North St, Blandford, MA 01008
  • Call Sign: N1TQS
    Grant Date: 12/01/1994, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2006
    Registrant: Ronald J Cinq Mars, 256 Otis Rd, Blandford, MA 01008
  • Call Sign: WA1WZY, Licensee ID: L00252249
    Grant Date: 05/06/2010, Expiration Date: 06/06/2020
    Registrant: Craig M Stokowski, Blandford, MA 01008
  • Call Sign: WB1CPD, Licensee ID: L01308171
    Grant Date: 07/25/2007, Expiration Date: 10/21/2017, Certifier: Gerald E Desroches
    Registrant: Gerald E Desroches, North St, Blandford, MA 01008
  • Call Sign: KB1PHW, Licensee ID: L01309597
    Grant Date: 07/30/2007, Expiration Date: 07/30/2017, Certifier: James A Wolfgang
    Registrant: James A Wolfgang, 166 Otis Stage Rd, Blandford, MA 01008


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Blandford


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  • McDonald's: 2

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