Blackhawk is a small community town located in the County of contra Costa. Blackhawk is actually located east of Oakland and Danville. It has a total area of about 15 sq. kms. and is located 998 ft. above sea level. Local business initiatives in real estate and housing authorities and agencies contribute in the economic infrastructural development of the city. The Country Club of Blackhawk and a local shopping center, 'Blackhawk Plaza' are places of special interest for the local inhabitants.