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Welcome to Sand Rock ...

The town of Sand Rock is located in Cherokee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sand Rock has a population of 577 people<1> (see below for details).

Sand Rock is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Sand Rock: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Sand Rock: 35983<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sand Rock had a population of 560 people. This makes Sand Rock the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Sand Rock represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 319th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 560 people, the population of Sand Rock increased 10.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 509 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sand Rock had an population of 577 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Sand Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Sand Rock - they are located in Montana, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sand Rock. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sand 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 Sand Rock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Rock ...

Looking for more information about Sand 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.

Looking for more information about Sand 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 Sand Rock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sand Rock.

Communities near Sand Rock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Payne   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

Rainsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

Hokes Bluff   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Sand Rock

Located in Etowah County

Centre   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sand Rock

Collinsville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

Cedar Bluff   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Sand Rock

Fyffe   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

Leesburg   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Sand Rock

Geraldine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sand Rock

Located in DeKalb County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sand 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sand Rock.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sand Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<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 Sand Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sand Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand 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 Sand Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sand Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2428, Longitude: -85.7686     [Map].






















 

 

 

 

 


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