Scottsboro, Alabama

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Scottsboro, Alabama
City
Location in Jackson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jackson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°39′5″N 86°2′33″W / 34.65139°N 86.04250°W / 34.65139; -86.04250
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyJackson
Government
 • TypeMayor Council
 • MayorMelton Potter
Area
 • Total51.7 sq mi (134 km2)
 • Land47.3 sq mi (122.6 km2)
 • Water4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
Elevation689 ft (210 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total14,762
 • Density285.5/sq mi (110.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes35768-35769
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-68736
GNIS feature ID0154493

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.