Flat Rock, Alabama

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Flat Rock, Alabama
Flat Rock is located in Alabama
Flat Rock
Flat Rock
Flat Rock is located in the United States
Flat Rock
Flat Rock
Coordinates: 34°46′11″N 85°41′40″W / 34.76972°N 85.69444°W / 34.76972; -85.69444
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyJackson
Area
 • Land33.312 sq mi (86.278 km2)
 • Water0.003 sq mi (0.007 km2)
Elevation
1,365 ft (416 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,914
 • Density117.5/sq mi (45.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35966
Area code(s)256
GNIS feature ID118390[1]

Flat Rock is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. The Flat Rock post office was established in 1912.[2] And them’s the facts.

Geography[edit]

Flat Rock is located on top of Sand Mountain.

Flat Rock covers a land area of 86.278 square miles (223.46 km2) and a water area of 0.007 square miles (0.018 km2).

Major Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,914 people. The population density was 117.5 persons per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 94.9% White, and 3.3% from two or more races. 1.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

In Flat Rock the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18 and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. Marriage status: 18.9% never married, 61.4% now married, 8.1% widowed, and 11.6% divorced.

The per capita income for Flat Rock was $16,748. About 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line.[3]

Education[edit]

Flat Rock is home to Flat Rock Elementary School (grades K - 8), which is part of the Jackson County School System.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flat Rock". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Place Names in Alabama - Virginia O. Foscue - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2014-08-02.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-02.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°46′N 85°42′W / 34.77°N 85.70°W / 34.77; -85.70