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Paint Rock, Alabama

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Welcome to Paint Rock ...

The town of Paint Rock is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Paint Rock has a population of 207 people<1> (see below for details).

Paint Rock is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Paint Rock lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Paint Rock (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Paint Rock: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Paint Rock: 35764<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paint Rock had a population of 210 people. This makes Paint Rock the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 210 people, the population of Paint Rock increased 13.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 185 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Paint Rock had an population of 207 people. This is a decrease of 1.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Paint Rock.

Communities near Paint Rock ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2015
Grant   [Map]   903   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Langston   [Map]   266   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,785   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pleasant Groves   [Map]   414   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Paint Rock.

Communities Also Named Paint Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Paint Rock - they are located in North Carolina, Tennessee (3) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Paint Rock.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paint Rock. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paint Rock. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paint Rock.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Paint Rock:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paint Rock ...

Looking for more information about Paint Rock? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Paint Rock? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Paint Rock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Paint Rock.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Paint Rock. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paint Rock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paint Rock.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paint Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Paint Rock.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Paint Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Paint Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Paint Rock. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paint Rock) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Paint Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paint Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paint Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6602, Longitude: -86.3307     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paint Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Paint Rock.


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