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Welcome to Blakesburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blakesburg has a population of 285 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Blakesburg.
Blakesburg is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Blakesburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Blakesburg is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.
The ZIP code for Blakesburg: 52536<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blakesburg had an population of 285 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blakesburg had a population of 296 people. This makes Blakesburg the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 296 people, the population of Blakesburg decreased 20.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 374 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blakesburg.
Adding Blakesburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Blakesburg 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 Blakesburg was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.
We also found Blakesburg in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blakesburg on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Blakesburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Blakesburg - it's located in Indiana.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blakesburg.
Communities near Blakesburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blakesburg.
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 Blakesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blakesburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blakesburg. 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 Blakesburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blakesburg. See our Newspapers Page for Blakesburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blakesburg ...
Looking for more information about Blakesburg? 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 Blakesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blakesburg.
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This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021