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

The community of Memphis is the Seat for Scotland County.

Scotland County was founded in 1841. Scotland was created by taking area from Clark, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Scotland had a population of 4,803 people. This is a decrease of 3.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,983 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Scotland represented 0.09% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 110th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20104,843-2.81%+0.83% since 2009
20094,803-3.61%+0.31% since 2008
20084,788-3.91%-0.31% since 2007
20004,983The Last Census

More information can be found on the Scotland County Census Page for Scotland County.


Below are some of the communities located in Scotland County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Scotland County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Memphis   1,9572,0615.05% decrease  
South Gorin   1391432.8% decrease  
Rutledge   1001032.91% decrease  
Granger   43442.27% decrease  
Arbela   39402.5% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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