The location of Blackstone
Welcome to Blackstone ...
The town of Blackstone is located in Nottoway County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Blackstone has a population of 3,396 people<1> (see below for details).
Blackstone is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Blackstone lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Blackstone is located in the (434) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blackstone had a population of 3,621 people (which is 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 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 2017 Census Estimates, Blackstone had an population of 3,396 people. This is a decrease of 6.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.59% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Blackstone ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blackstone and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
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, Massachusetts, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blackstone.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blackstone. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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: www.nottoway.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/
|<1>||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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|<2>||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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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Blackstone. 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blackstone
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackstone. The point that we are using 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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