Scotland County , North Carolina

Scotland County: County in North Carolina, United States

Scotland County locator map
Location of Scotland County on North Carolina map.


Scotland County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,157 and a population density of 44 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 34,823 inhabitants. Its county seat is Laurinburg. The county was created 209 years ago in 1811.


Scotland County is located at 34°50'27"N 79°28'50"W (34.8409000, -79.4804300). It has 5 neighbors: Hoke County, Moore County, Richmond County, Robeson County and Marlboro County.

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Hervey Evans House

The largest city of Scotland County is Laurinburg with a population of 15,002. Other cities include, Laurel Hill population 1,254 and East Laurinburg population 279. See all Scotland County cities & populated places.


Scotland County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

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Scotland County map

Scotland County Quick Facts

Population : 34,823 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Scotland County
Area : 830 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Scotland
Altitude : 262 feet / 80 meters
Capital : Laurinburg
Establishment : January 01, 1812
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:09:40 (28th July 2021)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -3.83% (2010-2019)
Weather : 91℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Scotland County has 5 neighbours.

  • Laurinburg


According to census records, the population of Scotland County decreased by 3.83% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,157 - census
2011 36,275 0.33% estimation process
2012 36,093 -0.5% estimation process
2013 35,911 -0.51% estimation process
2014 35,656 -0.72% estimation process
2015 35,321 -0.95% estimation process
2016 35,309 -0.03% estimation process
2017 35,174 -0.38% estimation process
2018 34,751 -1.22% estimation process
2019 34,823 0.21% estimation process

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People born in Scotland County (2)

People born in Scotland County, including baseball player Franklin Stubbs, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal James Dickson Phillips, Jr., you can see a list of people who born in Scotland County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Scotland County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Scotland County.

City Name Population Title
Laurinburg 15,002 City in and county seat of Scotland County, North Carolina, United States
Laurel Hill 1,254
Wagram 777 Town in North Carolina, USA
Gibson 500 Town in North Carolina
East Laurinburg 279 Human settlement in Scotland County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 537,174 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States

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