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Welcome to Blackankle ...

Blackankle is located in Jackson County<1>.

Blackankle is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Blackankle: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Blackankle ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blackankle.

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Blackankle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Blackankle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<6>
  • Henagar [DeKalb County]
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    • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Blackankle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<6>
  • Stevenson [Jackson County]
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    • Stevenson [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Blackankle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevenson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
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      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
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      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<6>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
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      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
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    • Skyline [Jackson County]
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      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Section [Jackson County]
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      • Section [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Section
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Section<6>
    • Woodville [Jackson County]
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      • Woodville [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Blackankle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blackankle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blackankle.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackankle. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blackankle.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blackankle. See our Newspapers Page for Blackankle.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackankle ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blackankle. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackankle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackankle) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blackankle. 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 Blackankle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackankle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7453, Longitude: -86.0190    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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