Scottland, Illinois

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Scottland
Unincorporated community
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Scottland is located in Edgar County, Illinois
Scottland
Scottland
Scottland's location in Edgar County
Coordinates: 39°48′16″N 87°36′18″W / 39.80444°N 87.60500°W / 39.80444; -87.60500Coordinates: 39°48′16″N 87°36′18″W / 39.80444°N 87.60500°W / 39.80444; -87.60500
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Edgar County
Township Prairie Township
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
ZIP code 61924
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 0418150[1]

Scottland is an unincorporated community in Prairie Township, Edgar County, Illinois, USA.

Geography[edit]

Scottland is located at 39°48′16″N 087°36′18″W / 39.80444°N 87.60500°W / 39.80444; -87.60500 at an elevation of 636 feet.

Education[edit]

Scottland had its own high school during the mid-20th century. In 1937, Scottland High School graduated its first four-year class. The high school remained open until 1972, when the Scottland schools merged with the schools in nearby Chrisman. The high school mascot was the "Eagles".[2]

Info[edit]

The Population is around 80-100 people. Scottland is a very small peaceful place to live. There's a church in Scottland and one about 1 mile north from Scottland. Scottland is right by U.S. Route 36 in Illinois. Scottland was also home to War Veteran Wilma Vaught.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scottland". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Scottland High School". Illinoishsglorydays.com. Retrieved 2012-08-26.