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Welcome to Scottsdale ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Scottsdale has a population of 258,443 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Scottsdale.
Scottsdale is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Scottsdale is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Scottsdale lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Scottsdale is located in the (480) area code.
The ZIP codes for Scottsdale: 85250-85252, 85254-85262, 85266-85267, 85271<4>
Websites for Scottsdale ...
Official Website: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scottsdale had an population of 258,443 people. This is an increase of 18.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsdale had a population of 217,385 people (which is 5.7% of the total population of Maricopa County). This makes Scottsdale the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Scottsdale represents 3.4% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 217,385 people, the population of Scottsdale increased 7.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 202,705 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsdale.
Communities Also Named Scottsdale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Scottsdale - they are located in Alabama, North Carolina and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scottsdale.
Communities near Scottsdale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scottsdale.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scottsdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scottsdale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scottsdale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Scottsdale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scottsdale. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scottsdale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsdale ...
Looking for more information about Scottsdale? 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 Scottsdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scottsdale.
Adding Scottsdale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Scottsdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Scottsdale was on a map titled Road Map for Arizona (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scottsdale on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Scottsdale: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/
The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022