Blackhawk, Indiana

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Blackhawk, Indiana
Unincorporated community
The Frank Senour Round Barn
The Frank Senour Round Barn
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Blackhawk is located in Vigo County, Indiana
Blackhawk
Blackhawk
Vigo County's location in Indiana
Coordinates: 39°18′32″N 87°18′01″W / 39.30889°N 87.30028°W / 39.30889; -87.30028Coordinates: 39°18′32″N 87°18′01″W / 39.30889°N 87.30028°W / 39.30889; -87.30028
Country United States
State Indiana
County Vigo
Township Pierson
Elevation[1] 600 ft (183 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47866
Area code(s) 812, 930
GNIS feature ID 431150

Blackhawk is an unincorporated community in Pierson Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] The nearest official town is Riley. Blackhawk has one listing on the National Register of Historical Places in Vigo County, the Frank Senour Round Barn, built in 1905.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Blackhawk in 1901, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1927.[3]

Geography[edit]

Blackhawk is located at 39°18′32″N 87°18′01″W / 39.30889°N 87.30028°W / 39.30889; -87.30028 at an elevation of 600 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Blackhawk, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved August 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Vigo County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 13, 2016.