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Welcome to Scottsville ...

The town of Scottsville is primarily located in Albemarle County. A portion of Scottsville extends into Fluvanna County.

The location of Scottsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Scottsville has a population of 612 people<2> (see below for details).

Scottsville is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Scottsville had an population of 612 people. This is an increase of 8.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Scottsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Scottsville and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Axtell   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Belmont   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Charlottesville   [Map]   48,019   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Columbia   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Dillwyn   [Map]   441   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fork Union   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scottsville.

Communities Also Named Scottsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scottsville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scottsville. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scottsville:

Websites for Scottsville ...

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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Albemarle County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Scottsville:

The official website for Albemarle County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scottsville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scottsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scottsville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scottsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scottsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scottsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8064, Longitude: -78.4920     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scottsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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