Blowout, Texas

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Blowout
Blowout is located in Texas
Blowout
Blowout
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 30°26′50″N 98°34′39″W / 30.44722°N 98.57750°W / 30.44722; -98.57750Coordinates: 30°26′50″N 98°34′39″W / 30.44722°N 98.57750°W / 30.44722; -98.57750
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBlanco
Elevation
1,263 ft (385 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID1379432[1]

Blowout is an unincorporated community in Blanco County, Texas, United States. Its post office closed in 1918;[2] the origin of the name "Blowout" is reported to be due to a bat guano explosion.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blowout, Texas
  2. ^ "Postmaster Finder". usps.com.
  3. ^ Blowout from the Handbook of Texas Online