Blackton, Arkansas

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Blackton, Ar. was incorporated on Dec. 10, 1892.

The unoccupied Palmer House was destroyed by fire in 2014 while being restored.

Blackton, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Blackton, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Blackton, Arkansas
Blackton, Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°40′03″N 91°06′15″W / 34.66750°N 91.10417°W / 34.66750; -91.10417Coordinates: 34°40′03″N 91°06′15″W / 34.66750°N 91.10417°W / 34.66750; -91.10417
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Monroe
Elevation 180 ft (50 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 870
GNIS feature ID 76371[1]

Blackton is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Arkansas, United States.[1] According to The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, "little remains of the town."[2] Two nationally registered historic sites are located in or near Blackton. The Palmer House is a brick home built in 1873 located near Blackton that has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The location where the survey of lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase is located two miles outside of Blackton, now known as Louisiana Purchase State Park, and has been listed as a National Historic Landmark.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Blackton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Blackton (Monroe County)". The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture.