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Welcome to Saluda ...

Saluda is located in Middlesex County<1> and is the County Seat for Middlesex County.

The pronunciation of Saluda: sah-LOO-dah<2>

Saluda is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Saluda is within the (804) area code.

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, North Carolina and South Carolina (2).

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.

  • West Point [King William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [King William County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<6>
  • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmarnock
    • Kilmarnock [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmarnock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock<6>
  • Irvington [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
    • Irvington [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 398 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<6>
  • White Stone [Lancaster County]
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    • White Stone [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Saluda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Stone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Locust Hill [Middlesex County]
    • Harmony Village [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Village
      • Harmony Village [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Saluda
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Village
    • Adner [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
      • Adner [Gloucester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Saluda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adner
    • Grafton [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
      • Grafton [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Saluda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Ottoman [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottoman
      • Ottoman [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Saluda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottoman
    • Hartfield [Middlesex County]

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 U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Saluda in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Saluda

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About Middlesex County

About Virginia

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 Middlesex County: www.co.middlesex.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Saluda. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saluda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saluda) 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 Saluda. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 37.6063, Longitude: -76.5951    
<5>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.
<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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