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Welcome to Blackshear ...
The city of Blackshear is located in Pierce County<1> and is the County Seat for Pierce County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blackshear has a population of 3,518 people<2> (see below for details).
Blackshear is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Blackshear lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Blackshear lies within the (912) area code.
The ZIP code for Blackshear: 31516<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Blackshear.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blackshear had an population of 3,518 people. This is an increase of 2.12% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blackshear had a population of 3,445 people (which is 18.37% of the total population of Pierce County). This makes Blackshear the county's most populous community.
The population of Blackshear represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blackshear.
Communities near Blackshear ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blackshear.
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 Blackshear. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blackshear.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackshear. 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 Blackshear.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blackshear. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blackshear.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackshear ...
Looking for more information about Blackshear? 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 Blackshear, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blackshear.
Adding Blackshear to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Blackshear in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Blackshear was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1863.
We also found Blackshear in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Blackshear.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 03 Jun 2023