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Saltville
Virginia

ZipCodes
24370

Motto
"Salt Capital of the Confederacy,"



Page Contents for Saltville, Virginia

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Historical Events



Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Saltville is approximately 2,318 (1994), 2077 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 962 (1990), 879 (2010).
The amount of land area in Saltville is 20.863 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.093 sq kilometers.
The distance from Saltville to Washington DC is 303 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 247 miles. (as the crow flies)
Saltville is positioned 36.87 degrees north of the equator and 81.76 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

on the border of Smyth and Washington counties in southwest Virginia
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History & History Related Items

History and Information on Saltville.
Other historical information on Salt importance in this area, go to the Salt Institute website
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Saltville City Government

Saltville Town Hall
Saltville, VA 24370
Phone: (540) 496-5342

Saltville Historical Events

1864
An excerpt from the book - "A History of Saltville, Virginia" by William B. Kent. Published by Commonwealth Press, Inc., Radford, Virginia, June 1955.
"Raid on King's Salt Works"

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