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Welcome to Blountstown ...

The city of Blountstown is located in Calhoun County and is the County Seat for Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Blountstown has a population of 2,454 people<1> (see below for details).

Blountstown is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Blountstown is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Blountstown: (850)

The ZIP code for Blountstown: 32424<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blountstown had a population of 2,514 people (which is 17.19% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Blountstown the county's most populous community.

The population of Blountstown represents 0.01% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,514 people, the population of Blountstown increased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,444 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Blountstown had an population of 2,454 people. This is a decrease of 2.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Blountstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Blountstown and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Altha   [Map]   526   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bristol   [Map]   970   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cypress   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Grand Ridge   [Map]   876   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hosford   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Blountstown. 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 Blountstown. 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 Blountstown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blountstown ...

Looking for more information about Blountstown? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blountstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blountstown.

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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 Blountstown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blountstown - 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 city (such as Blountstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blountstown 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blountstown) 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 Blountstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blountstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blountstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4432, Longitude: -85.0458     [Map].

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