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Welcome to Scottsville ...

The city of Scottsville is located in Allen County<1> and is the County Seat for Allen County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scottsville has a population of 4,551 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Scottsville.

Scottsville is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Scottsville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Scottsville, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Scottsville: (270)

The ZIP code for Scottsville: 42164<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scottsville had an population of 4,551 people. This is an increase of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsville had a population of 4,226 people (which is 21.18% of the total population of Allen County). This makes Scottsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Scottsville represents 0.1% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,226 people, the population of Scottsville decreased 2.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,327 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsville.

Communities Also Named Scottsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Scottsville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Virginia.

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

Communities near Scottsville ...

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

  • Lafayette [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Scottsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<7>
  • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmoreland
    • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Scottsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<7>
  • Woodburn [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
    • Woodburn [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Scottsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
  • Fountain Run [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Run
    • Fountain Run [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Scottsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Run
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Run<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bransford [Sumner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bransford
      • Bransford [Sumner County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Scottsville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bransford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bransford
    • Oak Forest [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Forest
      • Oak Forest [Allen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Scottsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Forest
    • Red Hill [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hill
      • Red Hill [Allen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Scottsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hill
    • Halfway [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfway
      • Halfway [Allen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Scottsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfway
    • Adolphus [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adolphus
      • Adolphus [Allen County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Scottsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adolphus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adolphus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adolphus<7>
    • Cedar Springs [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Springs
      • Cedar Springs [Allen County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Scottsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scottsville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scottsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsville ...

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

Adding Scottsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scottsville 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 Scottsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scottsville on our Genealogy Page.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Allen, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scottsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scottsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Scottsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scottsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Scottsville) 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 Scottsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScottsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scottsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7493, Longitude: -86.1967       In this case, the coordinates for Scottsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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