Blanco is a city in Blanco County, Texas, United States. It is approximately 50 miles north of downtown San Antonio and almost the same distance west of Austin.

The City of Blanco population reached 1,946 in 2016.





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Blanco County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides for the safety of Blanco County residents through emergency preparedness and response. OEM serves as the coordinating point for disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities for Blanco County in cooperation with the County’s municipal governments and special district, non-profit and volunteer first response organizations.

Blanco County uses the CAPCOG Regional Notification System to notify residents about specific emergencies. Cell phone users must register their phones at to receive those messages by phone, email and/or text. Countywide major emergency information is posted on Blanco County Office of Emergency Management Facebook page,

If you require emergency assistance, call 911. Do not post emergency requests or send emergency messages to County social media accounts.

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