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Welcome to Scottsboro ...
The location of Scottsboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Scottsboro has a population of 14,484 people<2> (see below for details).
Scottsboro is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Scottsboro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Scottsboro (for example, toward Trion (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Scottsboro: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP codes for Scottsboro: 35768-35769<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsboro had a population of 14,770 people (which is 27.75% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Scottsboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Scottsboro represents 0.31% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,770 people, the population of Scottsboro has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,762 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Scottsboro had an population of 14,484 people. This is a decrease of 1.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.88% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsboro.
Communities near Scottsboro ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Scottsboro and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scottsboro.
Communities Also Named Scottsboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Scottsboro - they are located in Georgia and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scottsboro.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scottsboro:
Websites for Scottsboro ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsboro ...
Looking for more information about Scottsboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Scottsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scottsboro.
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This page was last modified: 24 Mar 2019