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Welcome to Blackland ...

Blackland is located in Prentiss County<1>.

Blackland is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Blackland lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Blackland to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Blackland elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Blackland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Blackland - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, New Brunswick, Oklahoma and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Blackland ...

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

  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Blackland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<4>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Blackland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<4>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Blackland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<4>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Blackland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<4>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi
    • Marietta [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Prentiss County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Kossuth [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kossuth
      • Kossuth [Alcorn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Blackland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kossuth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kossuth<4>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackland. 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 Blackland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blackland. See our Newspapers Page for Blackland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackland ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Prentiss, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Blackland) 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 Blackland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6403, Longitude: -88.6659    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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