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Welcome to Saltillo ...

The city of Saltillo is located in Lee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saltillo has a population of 5,062 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Saltillo.

Saltillo is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Saltillo is within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saltillo had an population of 5,062 people. This is an increase of 6.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saltillo had a population of 4,752 people (which is 5.73% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Saltillo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Saltillo represents 0.16% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,752 people, the population of Saltillo increased 40.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,393 people).

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

Adding Saltillo to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Saltillo elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saltillo on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Saltillo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Saltillo - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Saltillo ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
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    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Saltillo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Saltillo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Saltillo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<6>
  • Verona [Lee County]
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    • Verona [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Saltillo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guntown [Lee County]
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      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
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      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
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      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<6>
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Saltillo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>

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 Saltillo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saltillo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saltillo. 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 Saltillo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saltillo ...

Looking for more information about Saltillo? 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 Saltillo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saltillo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lee, 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 have 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 Saltillo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saltillo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saltillo) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saltillo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saltillo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saltillo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3793, Longitude: -88.6923       In this case, the coordinates for Saltillo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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