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Blackwell
Nolan County, Texas

ZipCodes
79506




Page Contents for Blackwell, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Blackwell is approximately 339 1990, 311 2010.
The approximate number of families is 174 1990, 133 2010.
The amount of land area in Blackwell is 1.544 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blackwell to Washington DC is 1438 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 196 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blackwell is positioned 32.08 degrees north of the equator and 100.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Blackwell elevation is 2,120 feet above sea level.

Location

north of San Angelo in western Texas
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History & History Related Items

This area was first known as James or Jamestown in 1906, but later that same year, it was renamed for an Orient Railroad stockholder named Blackwell. The post office was opened in March 1907 with the first school opening in 1907 also. The Blackwell Rural consolidated High School opened in 1929 with many other businesses and churches also opening during this time.
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Blackwell City Government

City Office
118 W Main
Blackwell, TX 79506
Phone: 915-282-2082


Blackwell Fire Dept
204 W Main
Blackwell, TX 79506
Phone: 915-282-2220


Volunteer Fire Dept
505 W Main St
Blackwell, TX 79506-2025
Phone: 915-282-4430

Blackwell Schools

Blackwell Rural High School
610 Alamo St
Blackwell, TX 79506
Phone: 915-282-2311 Blackwell

Miscellany

The population of Blackwell was:
1945 - 500
1980 - 286
1990 - 339

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