A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Scotland ...
The location of Scotland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Scotland is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Scotland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Scotland is within the (717) area code.
Communities Also Named Scotland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Scotland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Ontario, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scotland.
Communities near Scotland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scotland.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scotland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scotland. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scotland. See our Newspapers Page for Scotland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scotland ...
Looking for more information about Scotland? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scotland.
Adding Scotland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Scotland 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 was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Scotland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scotland on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scotland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022