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Flat Rock, North Carolina
(Vance County)

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The location of Flat Rock

Welcome to Flat Rock ...

Flat Rock is located in Vance County.

The location of Flat Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Flat Rock is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Flat Rock lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Flat Rock lies within the (252) area code.

Communities near Flat Rock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Flat Rock and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Henderson   [Map]   14,852   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Kittrell   [Map]   161   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Macon   [Map]   112   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manson   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Norlina   [Map]   1,063   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oxford   [Map]   8,752   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Flat Rock ...

While we believe that this Flat Rock is located in Vance County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Flat Rock. Those communities are located in the following counties: Henderson, Stokes and Surry 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.

See 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 Flat 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 Flat 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 Flat Rock.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Vance County

About North Carolina

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 Vance County:

The official website for State of North Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flat 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 Flat 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 Flat Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flat Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3913, Longitude: -78.3678     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flat Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flat Rock.

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