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Saltville, Virginia

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Welcome to Saltville ...

The town of Saltville is primarily located in Smyth County. A portion of Saltville extends into Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Saltville has a population of 1,942 people<1> (see below for details).

Saltville is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Saltville lies within the (276) area code.

The ZIP code for Saltville: 24370<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saltville had a population of 2,077 people (or 6.45% of the total population of Smyth County). This makes Saltville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Saltville represents 0.03% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,077 people, the population of Saltville decreased 5.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,204 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Saltville had an population of 1,942 people. This is a decrease of 6.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Saltville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Saltville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Abingdon   [Map]   7,981   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,025   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chilhowie   [Map]   1,729   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Damascus   [Map]   790   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fleet   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Glade Spring   [Map]   1,429   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Saltville.

Communities Also Named Saltville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Saltville - it's located in Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saltville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saltville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saltville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Saltville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saltville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Smyth County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Smyth County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saltville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saltville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 town (such as Saltville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saltville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saltville) 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 Saltville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saltville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saltville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8815, Longitude: -81.7623     [Map].

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