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Welcome to Scotland ...

Scotland is located in Gadsden County<1>.

The location of Scotland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Scotland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Scotland is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Scotland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Scotland (for example, toward Grand Ridge), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Scotland: (850) & (448)<4>

Communities Also Named Scotland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Scotland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scotland.

Communities near Scotland ...

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

  • Tallahassee
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Quincy
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Midway
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Havana
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
  • Gretna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Greensboro
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Attapulgus
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Good Hope ‑ Historic
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
    • Good Hope is located in Grady County (GA)
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
  • Reno
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
    • Reno is located in Grady County (GA)
    • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
  • Calvary
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)

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 Scotland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scotland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotland ...

Looking for more information about Scotland? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Scotland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Scotland.

Adding Scotland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scotland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Scotland was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Scotland.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Gadsden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scotland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (448) is an overlay for area code (850).
<5>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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