Place:Scott, Virginia, United States

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Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,177. Its county seat is Gate City. Scott County was formed by an act of the General Assembly on November 24, 1814 from parts of Washington, Lee, and Russell Counties and was named for Virginia born General Winfield Scott.

Scott County is part of the KingsportBristol (TN)Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1814 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 4,263
1830 5,724
1840 7,303
1850 9,829
1860 12,072
1870 13,036
1880 17,233
1890 21,694
1900 22,694
1910 23,814
1920 24,776
1930 24,181
1940 26,989
1950 27,640
1960 25,813
1970 24,376
1980 25,068
1990 23,204

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