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Scott City, Kansas
Welcome to Scott City ...
The location of Scott City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Scott City has a population of 3,773 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Scott City.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Scott City: Named for Winfield Scott (1786-1866), a General serving with the U.S. Army.
The city of Scott City was previously named Scott.
Scott City is 2,960 feet [902 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Scott City is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Scott City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Scott City: (620)
The ZIP code for Scott City: 67871<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scott City had an population of 3,773 people. This is a decrease of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scott City had a population of 3,816 people (or 77.31% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Scott City the county's most populous community.
The population of Scott City represents 0.13% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,816 people, the population of Scott City decreased 1.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,855 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scott City.
Communities Also Named Scott City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Scott City: This one is located in Scott County and the other is located in Clark County.
Beyond Kansas, there are 5 communities that are also named Scott City - they are located in Alabama, Indiana and Missouri (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scott City.
Communities near Scott City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scott City.
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 Scott City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scott City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scott City. 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 Scott City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scott City. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scott City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scott City ...
Looking for more information about Scott City? 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 Scott City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scott City.
Adding Scott City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Scott City 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 Scott City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scott City on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022