Many people think of 'Fred Flintstone', but he has nothing to do with this little town in Northwest Georgia. Flintstone is an unincorporated community in Walker County, Georgia, United States. Located in northwestern Georgia, Flintstone lies approximately 120 miles northwest of Atlanta, 135 miles southwest of Nashville, Tennessee, and 150 miles northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. Although Flintstone is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 30725; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 30725 had a population of 3,456 at the 2000 census.
Flintstone experiences about 210 sunny days, and 110 rainy days, with an annual rainfall of 54 inches with only a few days of snowfall due to the warm temperatures and humidity.
Linston Carver opened a herb company in the town in 1943. In 1959 Paul Hicks began to work with Carver then founded his own business, the Flintstone Herb Company, in 1969, succeeded by his son Berry in 1994.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flintstone, Georgia
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flintstone Post Office
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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