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Welcome to Scotland ...
The city of Scotland is located in Bon Homme County<1>.
The location of Scotland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Scotland has a population of 805 people<3> (see below for details).
Scotland is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Scotland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Scotland: (605)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Scotland.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scotland had an population of 805 people. This is a decrease of 4.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scotland had a population of 841 people (which is 11.9% of the total population of Bon Homme County). This makes Scotland the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Scotland represents 0.1% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 841 people, the population of Scotland decreased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 891 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scotland.
Communities Also Named Scotland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Pennsylvania, 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Scotland was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Scotland on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Scotland.
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.
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023