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Welcome to Paint Rock ...

The town of Paint Rock is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Paint Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Paint Rock has a population of 197 people<3> (see below for details).

Paint Rock is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 Durham (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Paint Rock: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Paint Rock: 35764<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Paint Rock had an population of 197 people. This is a decrease of 6.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.49% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Paint Rock ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Paint Rock.

  • Huntsville [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Paint Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<8>
  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsboro
    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Paint Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<8>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Paint Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<8>
  • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Paint Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grant [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Paint Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<8>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Paint Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Groves
      • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Paint Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Groves
    • Langston [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langston
      • Langston [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Paint Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langston<8>
    • Union Grove [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Grove
      • Union Grove [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Paint Rock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 79 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Grove<8>
    • Trenton [Jackson County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paint Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paint Rock.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Paint Rock.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paint Rock. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Paint Rock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paint Rock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paint Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paint Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paint Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6602, Longitude: -86.3307       In this case, the coordinates for Paint Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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