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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.
|Founded by||Alfred Blackman|
|Elevation||600 ft (200 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1305271|
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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