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

The community of Gate City is the Seat for Scott County.

Scott County was founded in 1814.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Scott had a population of 22,585 people. This is a decrease of 3.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,403 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Scott represented 0.33% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 48th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

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

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,177-0.97%+2.62% since 2009
200922,585-3.5%-0.67% since 2008
200822,738-2.84%-0.45% since 2007
200722,840-2.41% 
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200023,403The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Gate City   2,0182,1596.53% decrease  
Weber City   1,3101,3331.73% decrease  
Nickelsville   4204486.25% decrease  
Dungannon   2963176.62% decrease  
Duffield   816230.65% increase  

Websites for Scott County

Official Website:   www.scottcountyva.com/

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<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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