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Flat Rock Background:
Flat Rock is a city in Wayne County Michigan. A very small portion of the city extends into Monroe County. At the 2010 census, the city population was 9,878.
Flat Rock History:
Flat Rock began as a Wyandot settlement. It was later designated as a reservation for the Wyandot, and still functioned as such in 1830. The first Euro-American settlers in Flat Rock were Michael Vreeland and his five grown sons between 1811 and 1820. Michael had been captured by British Rangers during the Revolutionary War and released after American independence. The family purchased 800 acres. The town was called the Village of Vreeland until 1838. That is when the Vreeland family sold off the majority of the land and relinquished control of the area. The Vreeland families built the first grain and lumber mill. They brought the grinding stones from New York. Descendants of Michael Vreeland still live in the town. They attend Flat Rock public schools, being the seventh generation to reside in the town their family founded.
Flat Rock Geography:
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.67 square miles. Out of which 6.53 square miles is land and 0.14 square miles is water.
Flat Rock Trivia:
- Flat Rock has a higher overall tornado average than the state of Michigan as a whole, and a 66% greater average than the United States as a whole. Two F4 tornadoes have hit Flat Rock – one in 1956, another in 1965 resulting in 23 deaths and over 300 injuries.
- Flat Rock is the childhood hometown of Dann Florek, who plays Captain Donald Cragen in the television series Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.