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Flat Rock, Alabama
Post office in Flat Rock
Post office in Flat Rock
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jackson
Area
 • Land 33.312 sq mi (86.278 km2)
 • Water 0.003 sq mi (0.007 km2)
Elevation
1,365 ft (416 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,914
 • Density 117.5/sq mi (45.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35966
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 118390

Flat Rock is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. The Flat Rock post office was established in 1912.

Geography

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

  • Alabama 71.svg State Route 71
  • Alabama 117.svg State Route 117

Demographics

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.

Education

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

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