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Scott, Louisiana

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The location of Scott

Welcome to Scott ...

The city of Scott is located in Lafayette Parish.

The location of Scott has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Scott has a population of 8,698 people<2> (see below for details).

Scott was established in 1907.

The community of Scott is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Scott is within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Scott: 70583<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scott had a population of 8,614 people. This makes Scott the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Scott represents 0.19% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,614 people, the population of Scott increased 9.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,870 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Scott had an population of 8,698 people. This is an increase of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Scott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Scott - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas, Washington (3), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scott. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scott. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scott.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scott:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scott ...

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

Communities near Scott ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Youngsville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Scott

Crowley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Scott

Located in Acadia Parish

Broussard   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Scott

Abbeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Scott

Located in Vermilion Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Scott

Breaux Bridge   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Scott

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Rayne   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Scott

Located in Acadia Parish

Saint Martinville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Scott

Located in Saint Martin Parish

Kaplan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Scott

Located in Vermilion Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Scott

Located in Acadia Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Scott.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About Lafayette Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scott.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scott - 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 Scott). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scott or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scott) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2395, Longitude: -92.0944     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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