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 The location of Scotland 

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Census Data for Scotland ...

As far as we can tell, Scotland has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Scotland, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2015<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Monroeville6,110   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Evergreen3,774   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Monroe County ...

Scotland is located in Monroe County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Monroe County.

Population Rings for Scotland ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Scotland and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Scotland. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Scotland, so its people haven't been included.

RadiusNo of
Communities
2015
Population
Change
Since 2010
5 mi [8 km]2285-5.32%
10 mi [16 km]36,395-6.23%
15 mi [24 km]46,690-6.2%
20 mi [32 km]88,882-6.23%
25 mi [40 km]1214,889-5.5%
30 mi [48 km]1719,795-5.26%

US Census QuickFacts ...

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Unfortunately, the Census Bureau has not created a QuickFact that is specific to Scotland.

A Census QuickFact is available for Monroe County (QF-01099).

Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Monroe County.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
2015 Est.
Population
Change
Since 2010
Direction
BaldwinQF-01003203,709+11.77%   S  
ButlerQF-0101320,154-3.79%   E  
ClarkeQF-0102524,675-4.48%   W  
ConecuhQF-0103512,672-4.2%   SE  
EscambiaQF-0105337,789-1.38%   S  
WilcoxQF-0113111,059-5.24%   N  

Miscellaneous Information for Scotland ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Monroe County or the community of Scotland:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Scotland:

GNIS ID for Scotland: 157025

GNIS ID for Monroe County: 161576

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 099 (Monroe County)

Place Code: 68664 (Scotland)

State & County Code: 01/099 (Alabama / Monroe County)

State & Place Code: 01/68664 (Alabama / Scotland)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Scotland is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Scotland.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scotland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Scotland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scotland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6668, Longitude: -87.2730     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scotland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Scotland.



 
 
 

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