Scottsdale, from North Scottsdale; Mount Barrow can be seen in the background
|Population||2,373 (2016 census)|
|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.