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Welcome to Scotts Valley ...

The city of Scotts Valley is located in Santa Cruz County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Scotts Valley: Scotts Vly. (or less commonly used: Scotts Vally. or Scotts Vlly.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Scotts Valley for more information about variations on the name of Scotts Valley.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scotts Valley has a population of 11,757 people<2> (see below for details).

Scotts Valley was incorporated August 2, 1966.

The community of Scotts Valley is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Scotts Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Scotts Valley is located in the (831) area code.

The ZIP codes for Scotts Valley: 95066-95067<4>

Websites for Scotts Valley ...

Official Website: www.scottsvalley.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scotts Valley had an population of 11,757 people. This is an increase of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scotts Valley had a population of 11,580 people. This makes Scotts Valley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Scotts Valley represents 0.03% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 352nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,580 people, the population of Scotts Valley increased 1.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,385 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Scotts Valley.

Communities near Scotts Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scotts Valley.

  • Cupertino [Santa Clara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cupertino
    • Cupertino [Santa Clara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,276 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cupertino
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cupertino<6>
  • Watsonville [Santa Cruz County]
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    • Watsonville [Santa Cruz County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Scotts Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53,856 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watsonville<6>
  • Campbell [Santa Clara County]
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    • Campbell [Santa Clara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<6>
  • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County]
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    • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,222 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Gatos<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saratoga [Santa Clara County]
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      • Saratoga [Santa Clara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<6>
    • Capitola [Santa Cruz County]
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      • Capitola [Santa Cruz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Scotts Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,010 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitola<6>
    • Monte Sereno [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Sereno
      • Monte Sereno [Santa Clara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monte Sereno
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monte Sereno<6>
    • Ben Lomond [Santa Cruz County]
    • Glenwood [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Santa Cruz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Scotts Valley
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    • Laurel [Santa Cruz County]
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      • Laurel [Santa Cruz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Scotts Valley
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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 Scotts Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scotts Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scotts Valley. 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 Scotts Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scotts Valley. See our Newspapers Page for Scotts Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotts Valley ...

Looking for more information about Scotts Valley? 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 Scotts Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scotts Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Santa Cruz County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Scotts Valley: www.scottsvalley.org/

The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Santa Cruz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scotts Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scotts Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Scotts Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scotts Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Scotts Valley includes: 95066 & 95067.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scotts Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scotts Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scotts Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotts Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0555, Longitude: -122.0121    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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