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Blacksburg is a town in Cherokee County, in the Gaffney metro area.
The latitude of Blacksburg is 35.121N. The longitude is -81.516W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,890.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blacksburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greenville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29702 ZIP code.
5% of Blacksburg residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blacksburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blacksburg was $16,833, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Blacksburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blacksburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Libraries in Blacksburg include Blacksburg Public Library ... View libraries
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blacksburg political report.
The average commute time for Blacksburg workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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