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Welcome to Saluda ...

The city of Saluda is primarily located in Henderson County<1>. A portion of Saluda extends into Polk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saluda has a population of 695 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Saluda is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Saluda is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Saluda lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Saluda lies within the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saluda had an population of 695 people. This is a decrease of 2.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saluda had a population of 713 people. This makes Saluda the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 713 people, the population of Saluda increased 24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 575 people).

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

Communities Also Named Saluda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Saluda - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, South Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Saluda ...

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

  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<6>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fletcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<6>
  • Travelers Rest [Greenville County]
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    • Travelers Rest [Greenville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,202 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Travelers Rest<6>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
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    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<6>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<6>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<6>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<6>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<6>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Saluda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<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 Saluda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saluda.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saluda ...

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

Adding Saluda to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saluda was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Henderson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henderson County: www.hendersoncountync.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Henderson, 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 Saluda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saluda - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saluda) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saluda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SaludaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saluda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2377, Longitude: -82.3468       In this case, the coordinates for Saluda 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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