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Flat Rock
Wayne County, Michigan


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History & History-related items


Historical Events


Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Flat Rock is approximately 8,488 (2000), 9878 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,829 (1990), 3754 (2010).
The amount of land area in Flat Rock is 17.353 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Flat Rock is 6.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.263 sq kilometers.
The distance from Flat Rock to Washington DC is 408 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Flat Rock is positioned 42.10 degrees north of the equator and 83.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Flat Rock median income is $ 44,084 (2000).
The Flat Rock median home price is $ 121,700 (2000).
Flat Rock average annual precipitation is 34.1 inches peryear.
Flat Rock average annual snowfall is 40.8 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 24.5 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.5 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 51.9 degrees F.


about 22 miles from Detroit. Other nearby communities include Rockwood, South Rockwood, Woodhaven, Gibraltar, Trenton, Riverview, Grosse lle and Estral Beach.
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History & History Related Items

The town name is an English translation of the Chippewa word, Escanaba.
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Flat Rock City Government

City of Flag Rock
25500 Gibraltar Rd.
Flat Rock, MI 48134

Flat Rock Historical Events

"LEVEL PEBBLE" Flat Rock, Michigan....named for the area where there were the "smooth rocks' on the bottom of the Huron River--- as it was called by the Indians in the early 1800's. Jokingly referred to as "Level Pebble" founded by my family in 1811.
Submitted by Charles Vreeland, Flat Rock Mi. Flat Rock


The population of Flat Rock was:
1990 - 7,290
2000 - 8,488
2002 - 8,726 (estimate)

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