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Welcome to Scottsville ...

The town of Scottsville is primarily located in Albemarle County<1>. A portion of Scottsville extends into Buckingham County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Scottsville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scottsville has a population of 621 people<3> (see below for details).

Scottsville is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Scottsville ...

Official Website: www.scottsville.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scottsville had an population of 621 people. This is an increase of 9.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scottsville had a population of 566 people. This makes Scottsville the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 566 people, the population of Scottsville increased 1.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 555 people).

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

Communities Also Named Scottsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Scottsville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas and Vermont.

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

Communities near Scottsville ...

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

  • Charlottesville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Dillwyn
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn is located in Buckingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn <5>
  • Columbia
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Warren
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren is located in Albemarle County
  • Keene
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Porters
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters is located in Albemarle County
  • Centenary
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centenary
    • Centenary is located in Buckingham County
  • Alberene
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberene
    • Alberene is located in Albemarle County
  • Axtell
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
    • Axtell is located in Buckingham County
  • Bridgeport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport is located in Buckingham County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scottsville. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scottsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scottsville ...

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

Adding Scottsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Scottsville 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 Scottsville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Scottsville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Scottsville.

The official website for Scottsville: www.scottsville.org/

The official website for Albemarle County: www.albemarle.org/

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 Albemarle, 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 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 Scottsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scottsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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