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Welcome to Scottville ...

Scottville is primarily located in Alleghany County<1>. A portion of Scottville extends into Ashe County.

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

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

Going back to its beginning, Scottville was originally named Flint Hill. For more information about the names of Scottville, see The Names of Scottville on our Genealogy Page.

Scottville is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Scottville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Scottville: (336)

Communities Also Named Scottville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Scottville - they are located in Illinois, Michigan and Nebraska.

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

Communities near Scottville ...

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

  • Sparta [Alleghany County]
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    • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Scottville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,723 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Scottville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
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    • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Scottville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
  • Independence [Grayson County]
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    • Independence [Grayson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Scottville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
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      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Scottville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale<5>
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
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      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Scottville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<5>
    • Piney Creek [Alleghany County]
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      • Piney Creek [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Scottville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piney Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piney Creek<5>
    • Crumpler [Ashe County]
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      • Crumpler [Ashe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Scottville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crumpler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crumpler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crumpler<5>
    • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Springs
      • Laurel Springs [Alleghany County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Scottville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Springs<5>
    • Weavers Ford [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weavers Ford
      • Weavers Ford [Ashe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Scottville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weavers Ford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottville ...

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

Adding Scottville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Alleghany, 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 Scottville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Scottville) 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 Scottville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScottvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scottville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4804, Longitude: -81.3076       In this case, the coordinates for Scottville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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