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Blountstown, Florida

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Welcome to Blountstown ...

The city of Blountstown is located in Calhoun County<1> and is the County Seat for Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blountstown has a population of 2,443 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blountstown.

Blountstown is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 area code for Blountstown: (850)

The ZIP code for Blountstown: 32424<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blountstown had an population of 2,443 people. This is a decrease of 2.82% since the 2010 Census.

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).

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

Adding Blountstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blountstown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Blountstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blountstown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Blountstown ...

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

  • Sneads [Jackson County]
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    • Sneads [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Blountstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,779 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sneads<6>
  • Bristol [Liberty County]
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    • Bristol [Liberty County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Blountstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
  • Grand Ridge [Jackson County]
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    • Grand Ridge [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Blountstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Ridge<6>
  • Altha [Calhoun County]
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    • Altha [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Blountstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altha<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Calhoun County]
    • Ocheesee [Calhoun County]
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      • Ocheesee [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Blountstown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocheesee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marysville [Calhoun County]
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      • Marysville [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Blountstown
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    • Telogia [Liberty County]
    • Hosford [Liberty County]
    • Kinard [Calhoun County]

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 Blountstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blountstown.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blountstown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blountstown. See our Newspapers 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blountstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blountstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>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- Blountstown) 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 Blountstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlountstownOur 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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