Scottsboro, Alabama

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Scottsboro, Alabama
City
Location in Jackson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°39′5″N 86°2′33″W / 34.65139°N 86.0425°W / 34.65139; -86.0425Coordinates: 34°39′5″N 86°2′33″W / 34.65139°N 86.0425°W / 34.65139; -86.0425
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jackson
Government
 • Type Mayor Council
 • Mayor Melton Potter
Area
 • Total 51.7 sq mi (134 km2)
 • Land 47.3 sq mi (122.6 km2)
 • Water 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 14,762
 • Density 285.5/sq mi (110.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 35768-35769
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-68736
GNIS feature ID 0154493

Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 14,762. Named for its founder Robert Scott, the city is the county seat of Jackson County.