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Welcome to Scottsbluff ...
The city of Scottsbluff is located in Scotts Bluff County.
The location of Scottsbluff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Scottsbluff has a population of 14,733 people<2> (see below for details).
Scottsbluff was established in 1900.
The community of Scottsbluff is 3,880 feet [1,183 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Scottsbluff is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Scottsbluff lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Scottsbluff is within the (308) area code.
The ZIP codes for Scottsbluff: 69361, 69363<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsbluff had a population of 15,039 people (or 40.68% of the total population of Scotts Bluff County). This makes Scottsbluff the county's most populous community.
The population of Scottsbluff represents 0.82% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,039 people, the population of Scottsbluff increased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,732 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Scottsbluff had an population of 14,733 people. This is a decrease of 2.03% since the 2010 Census.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsbluff.
Communities near Scottsbluff ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Scottsbluff and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scottsbluff.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scottsbluff:
Websites for Scottsbluff ...
Official Website: www.scottsbluff.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsbluff ...
Looking for more information about Scottsbluff? 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 Scottsbluff, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scottsbluff.
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The official website for Scottsbluff: www.scottsbluff.org/
The official website for Scotts Bluff County: www.scottsbluffcounty.org/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019