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Saluda, South Carolina
Welcome to Saluda ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saluda has a population of 3,596 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Saluda.
Saluda is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Saluda lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Saluda lies within the (864) area code.
The ZIP code for Saluda: 29138<4>
Websites for Saluda ...
Official Website: www.townofsaluda.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saluda had an population of 3,596 people. This is an increase of 0.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.29% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saluda had a population of 3,565 people (or 17.94% of the total population of Saluda County). This makes Saluda the county's most populous community.
The population of Saluda represents 0.08% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,565 people, the population of Saluda increased 16.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,066 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 two South Carolina communities named Saluda: This one is located in Saluda County and the other is located in Lexington County.
Beyond South Carolina, there are 5 communities that are also named Saluda - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina 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.
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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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 on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Saluda on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saluda on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Saluda: www.townofsaluda.com/
The official website for Saluda County: www.saludacounty.sc.gov/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Jan 2022