Scott County, VA

Natural Tunnel State Park


Scott County, Virginia was created in 1814 from portions of Washington, Russell, and Lee Counties. Scott County is named for General Winfield Scott (1786 - 1866) a commander of the American forces in the War of 1812.    

Scott County has an excellent transportation network featuring U.S. Highways 23 and 58 and the CSX railway system.   The county has a strong industrial base in the Duffield Regional Industrial Park producing products that are shipped throughout the world. Scott County's Crooked Road Technology Center and adjacent properties are a TVA-Certified Data Center site.    

Scott County has a population of 23,126 and a total area of 539 square miles.

Area Profiles Home Pages
Census Bureau Profile* Scott County
Scott County Data Sheet* Economic Development
  Powell Valley Electric
  Town of Gate City
News Media  
Kingsport Times-News  
Coalfield Progress  
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