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Blackman, Tennessee
Unincorporated Community
Panoramics view of the Blackman Community Club building and grounds at Blackman, an unincorporated community in Rutherford County close to Interstate 840 near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Panoramics view of the Blackman Community Club building and grounds at Blackman, an unincorporated community in Rutherford County close to Interstate 840 near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Rutherford
Founded by Alfred Blackman
Elevation
600 ft (200 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 615
GNIS feature ID 1305271

Blackman is an unincorporated community in Rutherford County, Tennessee, located along the west side of the city of Murfreesboro. The community was founded in 1808 and was originally named Blackman's Shop. By the time of the Civil War, it had a store, doctor's offices, a school, and churches. The Blackman post office was established in 1898. It was later merged into the Murfreesboro post office and is located in zip codes 37128 and 37129. The community celebrated its 200th birthday at the annual Blackman Barbecue at Blackman Middle School.

The Blackman area is home to three Rutherford County Schools: Blackman High School, Blackman Middle School, and Blackman Elementary School.

In April 2009, the Blackman area was struck by an EF4 tornado. Hundreds of homes were destroyed, and many more were heavily damaged.

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