High Prairie, about three miles northeast of San Marcos in southern Hays County, was a public school community established on February 3, 1877, with twenty-nine students. It was also known as Blanco Star. The school has since been discontinued, and population estimates were never recorded.

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Blanco is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Blanco is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Star]
  • (High Prairie)
  • (Nance's Mill)

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