• Community

  • Scotland County is located in Southeastern North Carolina adjacent to the South Carolina line. Spanning 18 miles east to west and 25 miles north to south, Scotland County is located halfway between Charlotte, the state's largest city, and Wilmington, the state's largest port

    Climate

    • Average Mean Temperature - January: 44 degrees F

    • Average Mean Temperature - July: 80 degrees F

    • Average Mean Annual Rainfall: 47 inches

    • Elevation Above Sea Level: 227 feet

    Education

    • Public School System

    • Elementary - 7 schools (Covington Street, IE Johnson, Laurel Hill, North Laurinburg, South Scotland, Sycamore Lane and Wagram)

    • Middle - 2 schools (Carver and Spring Hill)

    • High - 1 school (Scotland High School)

    • Early College High School - 1 school (Scotland Early College SEARCH)

    • Alternative School - Shaw Academy

    Colleges and Universities

    • Richmond Community College

    • St. Andrews University

    • University of North Carolina-Pembroke

    Healthcare

    • Scotland Health Care System - 104 acute care beds 

    • Chiropractors

    • Dentists

    • Medical Doctors

    Population

    • East Laurinburg   300

    • Gibson   539

    • Laurinburg   15,937

    • Maxton (partial)   185

    • Wagram   840

     

    Workforce

    By industry

    • Accommodation & Food Services   1,164 jobs - 8.1%

    • Government   2,565 jobs - 17.8%

    • Health Care & Social Assistance   2,325 jobs - 16.2%

    • Manufacturing   3,230 jobs - 22.5%

    • Retail Trade   1,752 jobs - 12.2%

  • Upcoming Events

     
  • UTILITIES

    Electricity

    • City of Laurinburg
    • Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation
    • PeeDee Electric Co-Op
    • DukeEnergy

    Natural Gas

    • Piedmont Natural Gas

    Water

    • City of Laurinburg

    • Scotland County

    • Laurinburg/Maxton Airport

    Telephone Service

    • AT&T

    • BellSouth

    • Spectrum

    Wastewater

    • City of Laurinburg

    • Laurinburg/Maxton Airport