Scottland, Illinois

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Unincorporated community
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Scottland is located in Edgar County, Illinois
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, United States.


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.


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]


The population is approximately 80-100. There is a church in Scottland and one about one mile north from Scottland. Scottland is adjacent to U.S. 36. Scottland was also home to war veterans Wilma Vaught and Steven Phillips.


  1. ^ "Scottland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Scottland High School". Retrieved 2012-08-26.