Laurinburg is a mid-sized city in Scotland County, North Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of Scotland County. Located in southern North Carolina near the South Carolina state border, Laurinburg is southwest of Fayetteville and is home to St. Andrews Presbyterian College. The Laurinburg Institute, a historically African-American school, is also located in Laurinburg.
Laurinburg is located at 34°45′53″N 79°28′13″W / 34.76472°N 79.47028°W / 34.76472; -79.47028 (34.764663, -79.470146).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.6 square miles (32.5 km²).12.4 square miles (32.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (1.27%) is water.