Scottsdale, from North Scottsdale. Mount Barrow can be seen in the background
|Population:||1,904 (2001) |
|Elevation:||198 m (650 ft) |
The area was first surveyed in 1855 and was described as, "the best soil on the island ... well watered, with a mild climate" by surveyor James Scott. The town was named after him. Scottsdale is now a major agricultural centre.