Place:Flat Rock, Surry, North Carolina, United States


NameFlat Rock
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates36.508°N 80.58°W
Located inSurry, North Carolina, United States
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Flat Rock is a census-designated place (CDP) in Surry County, North Carolina, United States. The name "Flat Rock" stems from the community's granite quarry. The granite quarry is the largest open-face granite quarry in the world, and has been mined continuously since 1889 by the North Carolina Granite Corporation. Flat Rock's best known resident is Ricky Bowman.

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