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Saline County, Kansas

Date Established: February 15, 1860
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Saline County
County Seat: Salina
Origin of Name: Named for the Saline ('salty') River
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2020 census)
Cambria Township  420 
Dayton Township  129 
Elm Creek Township  816 
Eureka Township  659 
Falun Township  267 
Glendale Township  108 
Greeley Township  753 
Gypsum Township  174 
Liberty Township  163 
Ohio Township  434 
Pleasant Valley Township  364 
Salina (city)  46,889 
Smoky Hill Township  239 
Smoky View Township  848 
Smolan Township  647 
Solomon Township  321 
Spring Creek Township  447 
Summit Township  (Defunct)  
Walnut Township  481 
Washington Township  144 
Total population: 54,303 

Township map of Saline County, 2000
Population:
1870 (4,246)
1880 (13,808)
1890 (17,442)
1900 (17,076)
1910 (20,338)
1920 (25,103)
1930 (29,337)
1940 (29,535)
1950 (33,409)
1960 (54,715)
1970 (46,592)
1980 (48,905)
1990 (49,301)
2000 (53,597)
2010 (55,606)
2020 (54,303)
Other Resources: Post offices in Saline County
Cemeteries in Saline County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Saline County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Saline County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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