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 The location of Blackmont 

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Around Blackmont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morristown (TN). It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the south of Blackmont. Morristown (TN) has a population of 29,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Middlesboro. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southwest of Blackmont and has a population of 9,900 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2013
Population
DirectionDistance
Barbourville   [Map]     3,155   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Corbin   [Map]     7,368   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hazard   [Map]     5,432   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
London   [Map]     8,092   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Williamsburg   [Map]     5,302   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bean Station (TN)   [Map]     3,073   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Church Hill (TN)   [Map]     6,775   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Harrogate (TN)   [Map]     4,324   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jefferson City (TN)   [Map]     8,195   S   46 miles [74 km]
LaFollette (TN)   [Map]     7,251   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]     5,471   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
New Tazewell (TN)   [Map]     2,973   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Rogersville (TN)   [Map]     4,433   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Big Stone Gap (VA)   [Map]     5,548   E   41 miles [66 km]
Norton (VA)   [Map]     4,017   E   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2013
Population
DirectionDistance
Arjay   [Map]     ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beverly   [Map]     ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Calvin   [Map]     ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coldiron   [Map]     ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dorton Branch   [Map]     ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kettle Island   [Map]     ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Miracle   [Map]     ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pathfork   [Map]     ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pineville   [Map]     1,801   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rella   [Map]     ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
South Wallins   [Map]     ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Stoney Fork   [Map]     ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Straight Creek   [Map]     ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tacky Town   [Map]     ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wallins Creek   [Map]     154   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Blackmont, please visit our County-by-County Page for Blackmont.

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

While we are unaware of specific information for Blackmont, the following nearby communities do have TripAdvisor Tourism pages:

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Baxter  -  11 miles [17.7 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Bimble  -  17 miles [27.4 km] to the west northwest [Map]  

Coldiron  -  4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Evarts  -  18 miles [29 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Harlan  -  12 miles [19.3 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Middlesboro  -  16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest [Map]  

Pineville  -  9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest [Map]  

Putney  -  18 miles [29 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Smith  -  15 miles [24.1 km] to the east southeast [Map]  

Cumberland Gap  -  15 miles [24.1 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Harrogate  -  16 miles [25.7 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Bell County ...

Blackmont is located in Bell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bell County: Clay, Harlan, Knox, Leslie, Whitley, Claiborne (TN) & Lee (VA).

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Blackmont. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have two new sections that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Blackmont.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Blackmont. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blackmont. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Blackmont ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Blackmont.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  Location  NFDC<5>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]     Wilmington (OH)  ILN   N   182 miles [292.9 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]     Dayton (OH)  DAY   N   218 miles [350.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Blackmont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Blackmont. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]     Wilmington (OH)  ILN   N   182 miles [292.9 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]     Dayton (OH)  DAY   N   218 miles [350.8 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blackmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blackmont.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Blackmont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blackmont) to Point B.

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<5>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Blackmont), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Blackmont.



 
 
 

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