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Flat Rock, Alabama

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Flat Rock, Alabama

Flat Rock is an unincorporated community established in 1912 in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 3,857.


Flat Rock is located on top of Sand Mountain.

Flat Rock's coordinates are 34.78 N. Lat. 85.67 W. Long.

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

  • State Route 71
  • State Route 117


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,871 people. The population density was 44.7 persons per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 96.60% White, and 2.6% from two or more races. 1.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

In Flat Rock the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18 and 11.9% who were 64 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 $14,937. About 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line.


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


Garoogian, David ed. (2003). Profiles of America: Facts, Figures & Statistics for Every Populated Place in the United States. Second edition. Volume 1. Millerton, NY: Grey House Publishing. ISBN 1-59237-013-6

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

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