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Scotia, Nebraska

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The location of Scotia

Welcome to Scotia ...

The village of Scotia is located in Greeley County.

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

The pronunciation of Scotia: SKOH-shuh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Scotia has a population of 291 people<3> (see below for details).

Scotia is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Scotia is located in the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scotia had a population of 318 people (or 12.53% of the total population of Greeley County). This makes Scotia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Scotia represents 0.02% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 318 people, the population of Scotia increased 3.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 308 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Scotia had an population of 291 people. This is a decrease of 8.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Scotia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ord   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Scotia

Located in Valley County

North Loup City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Scotia

Located in Sherman County

Loup City   [Map]

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

Located in Sherman County

Greeley Center   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Scotia

North Loup   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Scotia

Located in Valley County

Wolbach   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Scotia

Elba   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Scotia

Located in Howard County

Ashton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Scotia

Located in Sherman County

Farwell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Scotia

Located in Howard County

Cotesfield   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Scotia

Located in Howard County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scotia.

Communities Also Named Scotia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Scotia - they are located in Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Washington.

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

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 Scotia. 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 Scotia. 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 Scotia. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Greeley County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Scotia. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scotia.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scotia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scotia) 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 Scotia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scotia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scotia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4678, Longitude: -98.7024     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scotia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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