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Paint Rock, Tennessee
(Roane County)

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Census Data for Paint Rock ...

So far, we have found very little information about Paint Rock. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Paint Rock to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Paint Rock, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Paint Rock has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Paint Rock, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2018<2>
 Maryville29,192   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Roane County ...

Paint Rock is located in Roane County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Roane County.

Population Rings for Paint Rock ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Paint Rock and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Paint Rock. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Paint Rock, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]521,649+5.03%
15 mi   [24 km]1068,431+0.88%
20 mi   [32 km]17104,076+3.57%
25 mi   [40 km]24128,760+4.54%
30 mi   [48 km]29180,239+5.62%

Miscellaneous Information for Paint Rock ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Roane County or the community of Paint Rock:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Paint Rock:

GNIS ID for Paint Rock: 1310451

GNIS ID for Roane County: 1639785

GNIS ID for Tennessee: 1325873

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 47 (Tennessee)

County Code: 145 (Roane County)

Place Code: 56480 (Paint Rock)

State & County Code: 47/145 (Tennessee / Roane County)

State & Place Code: 47/56480 (Tennessee / Paint Rock)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Paint Rock would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Paint Rock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Roane County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roane County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Paint Rock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paint Rock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paint Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7848, Longitude: -84.4597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paint Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.






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