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town center & Census-designated place
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Edgar County's location in Illinois
Scottland is located in Edgar County, Illinois
Location in Edgar County, Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Edgar County
Township Prairie Township
636 ft (194 m)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 0418150

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.


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.


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".

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