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Welcome to Blackburn ...

Blackburn is located in Limestone County<1>.

The location of Blackburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Blackburn is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Blackburn: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Blackburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Blackburn: This one is located in Limestone County and the other is located in Lauderdale County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 21 communities that are also named Blackburn - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Blackburn ...

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

  • Decatur [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Blackburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 54,445 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Blackburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Athens [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Blackburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Blackburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ardmore [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Limestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Blackburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Blackburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
    • Ardmore [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Giles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Blackburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Flint City [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint City
      • Flint City [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Blackburn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint City
    • North Courtland [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Courtland
      • North Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Blackburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Courtland
    • Courtland [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Blackburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<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 Blackburn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blackburn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackburn. 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 Blackburn.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackburn ...

Looking for more information about Blackburn? 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 Blackburn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blackburn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 Limestone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blackburn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7918, Longitude: -87.0545       In this case, the coordinates for Blackburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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