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Blackrock, Washington
Black Rock
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Washington
County Yakima
Elevation 1,670 ft (509 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 98936
Area code(s) 509
GNIS feature ID 1514877

Blackrock also known as Black Rock is an unincorporated community in Yakima County, Washington, United States, located approximately twelve miles north of Sunnyside.

The community was founded on Blackrock creek, east of Moxee and was named after a large, black rock nearby. A postoffice and store were established in 1906, by Abraham Vanderlinde, who also served as postmaster.

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