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Black Hawk, Mississippi
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Country United States
State Mississippi
County Carroll
Elevation
302 ft (92 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38923
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 667222

Black Hawk, also spelled Blackhawk, is an unincorporated community located in Carroll County, Mississippi, approximately 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Greenwood on Mississippi Highway 430 and approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Acona. Black Hawk is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area. Although unincorporated, Black Hawk has a postal code of 38923.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Black Hawk has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Education

Black Hawk is in the Carroll County School District, which operates Marshall Elementary School and J.Z. George High School. Prior to the 1999 consolidation of Vaiden High School into George High, a majority of the students at Vaiden were from Black Hawk, and a number of Black Hawk residents attended George.

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