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Hanging Rock is a village in Lawrence County, in the Huntington-Ashland metro area.
The community was named for a high sandstone cliff
The latitude of Hanging Rock is 38.56N. The longitude is -82.721W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 288.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hanging Rock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Huntington-Ashland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45638 ZIP code.
12% of Hanging Rock residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hanging Rock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hanging Rock was $14,328, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Hanging Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hanging Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hanging Rock political report.
The average commute time for Hanging Rock workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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