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Welcome to Slater ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Slater, you might consider that their post office opened in 1878.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Slater has a population of 1,765 people<2> (see below for details).
Slater is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Slater lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Slater is located in the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Slater: 65349<4>
Websites for Slater ...
Official Website: www.cityofslater.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Slater had an population of 1,765 people. This is a decrease of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Slater had a population of 1,856 people (which is 7.94% of the total population of Saline County). This makes Slater the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Slater represents 0.03% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,856 people, the population of Slater decreased 10.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,083 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Slater.
Communities Also Named Slater ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Slater - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio (2), Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Slater.
Communities near Slater ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Slater.
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 Slater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Slater.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Slater. 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 Slater.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Slater. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Slater.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slater ...
Looking for more information about Slater? 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 Slater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Slater.
Adding Slater to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Slater 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 Slater was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Slater in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Slater.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Slater: www.cityofslater.com/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023