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Blackstone, Massachusetts

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The location of Blackstone

Welcome to Blackstone ...

Blackstone is located in Worcester County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Blackstone has a population of 9,304 people<2> (see below for details).

Blackstone was settled in 1662 and was incorporated in 1845.

Blackstone is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blackstone lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Blackstone: (508) & (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Blackstone: 01504<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blackstone had a population of 9,026 people. This makes Blackstone the county's 28th most populous community.

The population of Blackstone represents 0.14% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,026 people, the population of Blackstone increased 2.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,804 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Blackstone had an population of 9,304 people. This is an increase of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Blackstone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Attleboro   [Map]   44,590   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Framingham   [Map]   72,032   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Franklin   [Map]   32,996   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cranston (RI)   [Map]   81,202   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cumberland (RI)   [Map]   34,927   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
East Providence (RI)   [Map]   47,600   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blackstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Blackstone - they are located in California, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

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 Blackstone. 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 Blackstone. 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 Blackstone.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackstone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).

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<5>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 community (such as Blackstone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blackstone or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Blackstone) 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 Blackstone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackstone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0179, Longitude: -71.5412     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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