Scotland County is centrally located on US 74, less than 30 miles from I-95. We are also within a 2 hour drive of Raleigh, Charlotte, Wilmington, the Research Triangle Park area, Columbia, SC
, Myrtle Beach
, and 5 metropolitan airports.
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.
The population of Scotland County is more than 35,000 with nearly 17,000 living in Laurinburg, the County seat. Known for its Scottish heritage and strong industrial base, Scotland County is home to St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Scotia Village Retirement Community, the annual fall historical John Blue Cotton Festival and a nationally recognized Lumber River canoe trail.