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Welcome to Scotland Neck ...

The town of Scotland Neck is located in Halifax County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Scotland Neck: SCOT-lund<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scotland Neck has a population of 1,830 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Scotland Neck is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Scotland Neck lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scotland Neck had an population of 1,830 people. This is a decrease of 11.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scotland Neck had a population of 2,059 people. This makes Scotland Neck the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Scotland Neck represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,059 people, the population of Scotland Neck decreased 12.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,362 people).

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

Communities near Scotland Neck ...

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

  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Scotland Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<7>
  • Enfield [Halifax County]
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    • Enfield [Halifax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Scotland Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,260 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enfield<7>
  • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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    • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Scotland Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
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  • Rich Square [Northampton County]
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    • Rich Square [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Scotland Neck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Square have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Square<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aulander [Bertie County]
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      • Aulander [Bertie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Scotland Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aulander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodland [Northampton County]
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      • Woodland [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Scotland Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<7>
    • Whitakers [Edgecombe County]
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      • Whitakers [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Scotland Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitakers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitakers<7>
    • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County]
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      • Lewiston Woodville [Bertie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Scotland Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jackson [Northampton County]
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      • Jackson [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Scotland Neck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
    • Battleboro [Edgecombe County]
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      • Battleboro [Edgecombe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Scotland Neck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battleboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battleboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battleboro<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scotland Neck. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scotland Neck.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotland Neck ...

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

Adding Scotland Neck to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Scotland Neck on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Halifax County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Halifax County: www.halifaxnc.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Halifax, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Scotland Neck. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scotland Neck.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scotland Neck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Scotland Neck) 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 Scotland Neck. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scotland NeckOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotland Neck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1308, Longitude: -77.4214       In this case, the coordinates for Scotland Neck 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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