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Welcome to Blackstone ...

The town of Blackstone is located in Nottoway County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Blackstone has a population of 3,387 people<2> (see below for details).

Blackstone is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Blackstone is within the boundaries of the (434) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blackstone had a population of 3,621 people (or 22.84% of the total population of Nottoway County). This makes Blackstone the county's most populous community.

The population of Blackstone represents 0.05% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,621 people, the population of Blackstone decreased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,675 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Blackstone had an population of 3,387 people. This is a decrease of 6.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Massachusetts, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blackstone, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blackstone.

Communities near Blackstone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Crewe   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Blackstone

Victoria   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Blackstone

Located in Lunenburg County

Kenbridge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Blackstone

Located in Lunenburg County

McKenney   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Blackstone

Located in Dinwiddie County

Burkeville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Blackstone

Alberta   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Blackstone

Located in Brunswick County

Darvills   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Blackstone

Located in Dinwiddie County

Nutbush   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Blackstone

Located in Lunenburg County

Lawrenceville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the South (S) of Blackstone

Located in Brunswick County

Matoaca   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Blackstone

Located in Chesterfield County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Nottoway County

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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.

The official website for Nottoway County:

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blackstone.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blackstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, 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: 37.0823, Longitude: -78.0029     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blackstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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