Place:Scotland, North Carolina, United States

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NameScotland
Alt namesScotlandsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.833°N 79.5°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1899 - )
See alsoRichmond, North Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Scotland County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,157. Its county seat is Laurinburg.

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History

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The county was formed in 1899 from the southeastern part of Richmond County. It was named after Scotland, as many of its early European settlers were Scots-Irish and Scottish Highlanders.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1887 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1899 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1900 12,553
1910 15,363
1920 15,600
1930 20,174
1940 23,232
1950 26,336
1960 25,183
1970 26,929
1980 32,273
1990 33,754

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External links

www.scotlandcounty.org


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