Blackstone, Illinois

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Blackstone, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Blackstone, Illinois is located in Illinois
Blackstone, Illinois
Blackstone, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°05′04″N 88°41′27″W / 41.08444°N 88.69083°W / 41.08444; -88.69083Coordinates: 41°05′04″N 88°41′27″W / 41.08444°N 88.69083°W / 41.08444; -88.69083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Livingston
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61313
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 404529[1]

Blackstone is an unincorporated community in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. Blackstone is 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Streator. Blackstone has a post office with ZIP code 61313.[2] It is part of the geographic region known as Streatorland.

The town is named after 19th-century railroad executive Timothy Blackstone. A post office was established in 1870.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (2009). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois.