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Welcome to Black Point ...

Black Point is located in Marin County.

A typical abbreviation for Black Point: Black Pt.

Black Point is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Black Point lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Black Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Black Point and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Benicia   [Map]   28,343   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hercules   [Map]   25,545   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Napa   [Map]   79,774   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Novato   [Map]   55,980   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Petaluma   [Map]   60,870   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Black Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Black Point - they are located in British Columbia, Connecticut, Florida (2), Indiana, Maine, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (4), Saskatchewan and Texas.

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

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 Point. 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 Point. 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 Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Point ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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 Point. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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

The official website for Marin County: www.co.marin.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Black Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Black Point) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1102, Longitude: -122.5055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Black Point.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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