Black Hawk, Mississippi
|Elevation||302 ft (92 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|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.
Black Hawk is located on Abiaca Creek and was named for a Choctaw chief. Black Hawk was once home to an academy, grist mill, two churches, a carriage shop, and a branch of the Merchant's and Farmer's Bank of Lexington, Mississippi.
A post office operated under the name Black Hawk from 1837 to 1963 and under the name Black Hawk Rural Station from 1963 to 1973.
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.