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Welcome to Saline ...

The village of Saline is located in Bienville Parish<1>.


The location of Saline has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Saline, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1849.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saline has a population of 269 people<3> (see below for details).

Saline is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Saline lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Saline: 71070<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saline had an population of 269 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saline had a population of 277 people. This makes Saline the parish's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 277 people, the population of Saline decreased 6.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 296 people).

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

Communities Also Named Saline ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Saline - they are located in Arkansas (4), Illinois, Kansas (3), Michigan, Missouri, Texas and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saline.

Communities near Saline ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saline.

  • Jonesboro
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,415 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesboro <6>
  • Martin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
  • Hodge
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hodge
    • Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodge <6>
  • Goldonna
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldonna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldonna
    • Goldonna is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldonna <6>
  • North Hodge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hodge
    • North Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
  • Dodson
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodson
    • Dodson is located in Winn Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodson <6>
  • Hall Summit
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Summit
    • Hall Summit is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit <6>
  • East Hodge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hodge
    • East Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 270 people
  • Ashland
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
  • Lucky
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucky
    • Lucky is located in Bienville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saline. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saline.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saline. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saline.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saline. See our Newspapers Page for Saline.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saline ...

Looking for more information about Saline? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Saline, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saline.

Adding Saline to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saline in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Saline was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Saline post office opened in 1849.

We also found Saline in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Saline.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saline. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Bienville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saline.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saline - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Saline). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saline or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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