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Flat Rock

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Things to do: historic sites, nightlife, outdoors
Flat Rock is a village in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 3,114 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.HistoryA post office called Flat Rock has been in operation since 1829. The village was named for granite rock formations which dotted the landscape.A number of buildings in the village are included in the Flat Rock Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also on the Register are Brookland and Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site.GeographyFlat Rock is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 7.9sqmi, of which, 7.8sqmi of it is land and 0.1sqmi of it is water.The elevation of Flat Rock is 2,205 feet .DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 2,565 people, 1,169 households, and 937 families residing in the village. The population density was 327.1 people per square mile (126.3/km²). There were 1,459 housing units at an average density of 186.0 per square mile (71.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.83% White, 0.47% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.
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