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

Scott County was founded in 1849. Scott was created by taking area from Anderson, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Scott had a population of 21,866 people. This is an increase of 3.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,127 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Scott represented 0.37% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 60th most populous county (out of 95 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,228+5.21%+1.66% since 2009
200921,866+3.5%-0.36% since 2008
200021,127The Last Census

More information can be found on the Scott County Census Page for Scott County.


Below are some of the communities located in Scott County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Scott County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Oneida   3,8223,6155.73% increase  
Huntsville   1,0209813.98% increase  
Winfield   9889118.45% increase  

Websites for Scott County

Official Website:   www.scottcounty.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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