Blacksville, Georgia

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Blacksville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henry County, Georgia, United States. The 2000 census population was 4. According to the United States Census Bureau, it is one of only 6 places in the United States with a population of four people. The others are Northwest Hancock, Maine, Township 157-30, Minnesota, Victory Township, Minnesota, Bean's Purchase, New Hampshire, and Flat, Alaska.

Blacksville is an unincorporated community named after the local demographics of McDonough, Georgia, during the era of legal segregation.[citation needed] McDonough is where whites lived; Blacksville is the adjacent area where blacks lived. Blacksville grew next to, but on the 'wrong side,' of the railroad tracks. The segregation era black high school for Henry County, Georgia, was in Blacksville and is now used as Henry County Middle School. Most of the community was subsequently annexed by nearby McDonough.

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Geography

Blacksville is located at 33°25′18″N 84°9′3″W / 33.42167°N 84.15083°W / 33.42167; -84.15083 (33.421679, -84.150705)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²), all of it land.

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