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Welcome to Scotts ...

Scotts is located in Iredell County<1>.

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

Scotts is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Scotts: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Scotts ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Scotts: This one is located in Iredell County and the other is located in Wilson County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 15 communities that are also named Scotts - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Missouri, Ohio (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Scotts ...

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

  • Statesville [Iredell County]
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    • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Scotts
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<6>
  • Newton [Catawba County]
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    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Scotts
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Conover [Catawba County]
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    • Conover [Catawba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Scotts
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<6>
  • Troutman [Iredell County]
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    • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Scotts
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
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      • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Claremont [Catawba County]
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      • Claremont [Catawba County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claremont<6>
    • Cleveland [Rowan County]
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      • Cleveland [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
    • Catawba [Catawba County]
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      • Catawba [Catawba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catawba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catawba<6>
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
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      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<6>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Love Valley
      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Scotts
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scotts. See our Newspapers Page for Scotts.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotts ...

Looking for more information about Scotts? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Scotts, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Scotts.

Adding Scotts to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Iredell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Iredell County: www.co.iredell.nc.us/

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 Iredell, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Scotts - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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 from Point A (ie- Scotts) 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 Scotts. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScottsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotts. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8429, Longitude: -81.0092       In this case, the coordinates for Scotts have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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