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Time Zone: Saline County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Salina is the Seat for Saline County.

Saline County was founded February 15, 1860.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Saline had a population of 54,364 people. This is an increase of 1.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 53,597 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Saline represented 1.99% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 105 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201055,606+3.75%+2.28% since 2009
200954,364+1.43%+0.47% since 2008
200053,597The Last Census

More information can be found on the Saline County Census Page for Saline County.


Below are some of the communities located in Saline County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Saline County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Salina   46,18045,6791.1% increase  
Assaria   4464381.83% increase  
Gypsum   4044142.42% decrease  
Brookville   2632591.54% increase  
Smolan   2122182.75% decrease  

Websites for Saline County

Official Website:   www.co.saline.ks.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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