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Welcome to Scottsburg ...

The town of Scottsburg is primarily located in Fluvanna County<1>. A portion of Scottsburg extends into Halifax County.

The location of Scottsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scottsburg has a population of 128 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Scottsburg.

Scottsburg is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Scottsburg is located in the (434) area code.

Websites for Scottsburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Scottsburg, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scottsburg had an population of 128 people. This is an increase of 7.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsburg had a population of 119 people. This makes Scottsburg the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 119 people, the population of Scottsburg decreased 17.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 145 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Scottsburg.

Communities Also Named Scottsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Scottsburg - they are located in Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, New York (2), Ohio and Oregon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scottsburg.

Communities near Scottsburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scottsburg.

  • South Boston [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Scottsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<6>
  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase City
    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Scottsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<6>
  • Halifax [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halifax
    • Halifax [Halifax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Scottsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<6>
  • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Scottsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Drakes Branch [Charlotte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakes Branch
      • Drakes Branch [Charlotte County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Scottsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakes Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakes Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakes Branch<6>
    • Clover [Halifax County]
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Scottsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<6>
    • Omega [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omega
      • Omega [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Scottsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
      • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Scottsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek
    • Banister Town [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banister Town
      • Banister Town [Halifax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Scottsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banister Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banister Town

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 Scottsburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scottsburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scottsburg. 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 Scottsburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scottsburg. See our Newspapers Page for Scottsburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsburg ...

Looking for more information about Scottsburg? 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 Scottsburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scottsburg.

Adding Scottsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scottsburg 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 Scottsburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scottsburg on our Genealogy Page.

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About Fluvanna County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scottsburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Fluvanna County: www.co.fluvanna.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Fluvanna, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scottsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scottsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scottsburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scottsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScottsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scottsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7587, Longitude: -78.7920       In this case, the coordinates for Scottsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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