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Welcome to Flat Rock ...
Flat Rock is located in Henderson County<1>.
The location of Flat Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Flat Rock has a population of 3,378 people<3> (see below for details).
Flat Rock is 2,550 feet [777 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Flat Rock is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Flat Rock lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Flat Rock: (828)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Flat Rock.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flat Rock had an population of 3,378 people. This is an increase of 8.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.7% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Flat Rock had a population of 3,114 people. This makes Flat Rock the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Flat Rock represents 0.03% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,114 people, the population of Flat Rock increased 21.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,565 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Flat Rock.
Communities Also Named Flat Rock ...
While we believe that this Flat Rock is located in Henderson County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Flat Rock. Those communities are located in the following counties: Stokes, Surry and Vance County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 44 communities that are also named Flat Rock - they are located in Alabama (4), Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (7), Michigan (3), Mississippi, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (5), Texas and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Flat Rock.
Communities near Flat Rock ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Flat Rock.
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 Flat Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Flat Rock.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Flat 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 Flat Rock.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Flat Rock. See our Newspapers Page for Flat Rock.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flat Rock ...
Looking for more information about Flat 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Flat Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Flat Rock.
Adding Flat Rock to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Flat Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Flat Rock was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Flat Rock in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Flat Rock.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flat Rock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Jun 2023