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Scotland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 36,157. Its county seat
Scotland County comprises the Laurinburg, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Fayetteville-Lumberton-Laurinburg, NC Combined Statistical Area
It was named for the country of Scotland, the northern portion of the British Isles.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Scotland was formed in 1899 from Richmond. It was named for the country of Scotland, the northern portion of the British Isles. It is in the southeastern section of the State and is bounded by the state of South Carolina and Richmond, Moore, Hoke and Robeson counties. The present land area is 319.14 square miles and the 2000 population was 35,998. Laurinburg is the county seat.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 320 square miles (830 km2), of which 319 square miles (830 km2) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) (0.5%) is water.
Bordering counties are as follows: