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Welcome to Blackstock ...

Blackstock is primarily located in Chester County<1>. A portion of Blackstock extends into Fairfield County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Blackstock, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Blackstock is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Blackstock: (803)

The ZIP code for Blackstock: 29014<3>

Communities Also Named Blackstock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Blackstock - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Blackstock ...

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

  • Chester
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Winnsboro
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Great Falls
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Fort Lawn
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Carlisle
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Richburg
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Lowrys
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowrys have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lowrys is located in Chester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowrys
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lowrys
  • White Oak
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Adger
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Adger is located in Fairfield County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adger
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Adger
  • Eureka Mill
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Eureka Mill is located in Chester County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Mill
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Eureka Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blackstock ...

Looking for more information about Blackstock? 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 Blackstock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blackstock.

Adding Blackstock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blackstock 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 Blackstock was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Blackstock on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Blackstock.

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

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Chester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackstock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Blackstock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blackstock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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