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Welcome to Black ...

The town of Black is located in Geneva County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Black has a population of 208 people<1> (see below for details).

Black is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Black lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Black (for example, toward Jakin (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Black: (334)

The ZIP code for Black: 36314<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Black had a population of 207 people. This makes Black the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 207 people, the population of Black increased 2.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 202 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Black had an population of 208 people. This is an increase of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Black.

Communities near Black ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Black and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,365   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,441   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Rehobeth   [Map]   1,530   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,887   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Black.

Communities Also Named Black ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Black - they are located in Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Black.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Black. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Black. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Black.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Black:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black ...

Looking for more information about Black? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Black? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Black, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Black.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Black. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Black.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Black). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Black or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Black. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Black) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Black. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0102, Longitude: -85.7428     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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