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Welcome to Scottsdale ...
The city of Scottsdale is located in Maricopa County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Scottsdale has a population of 249,950 people<1> (see below for details).
Scottsdale is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<2> 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 lies within the (480) area code.
The ZIP codes for Scottsdale: 85250-85252, 85254-85262, 85266-85267, 85271<3>
Population Details ...
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 total 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Scottsdale had an population of 249,950 people. This is an increase of 14.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.31% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsdale.
Communities near Scottsdale ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
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 Scottsdale:
Websites for Scottsdale ...
Official Website: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/
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.
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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: 17 Jan 2019