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Blackhawk, California

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The location of Blackhawk

Welcome to Blackhawk ...

Blackhawk is located in Contra Costa County.

The location of Blackhawk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Blackhawk is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Blackhawk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   W   18 miles [29 km]
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Livermore   [Map]   90,295   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blackhawk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Blackhawk - they are located in Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blackhawk. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackhawk. 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 Blackhawk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackhawk ...

Looking for more information about Blackhawk? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Contra Costa County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Contra Costa County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackhawk) 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 Blackhawk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackhawk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackhawk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8208, Longitude: -121.9077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackhawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blackhawk.

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