There are 6 US Post Offices in Scott County serving a total of 21,257 residents equating to 3,543 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 33,929 packages are handled across the 6 county post offices annually. Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,177. Its county seat is Gate City. Scott County was formed by an act of the General Assembly on November 24, 1814 from parts of Washington, Lee, and Russell Counties and was named for Virginia born General Winfield Scott. Scott County is part of the Kingsport\u2013Bristol\u2013Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City\u2013Kingsport\u2013Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area, commonly known as the \"Tri-Cities\" region."