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Saltville is a town in Smyth County. (The community straddles Smyth and Washington counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for its major industry

The latitude of Saltville is 36.881N. The longitude is -81.762W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,726 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,268.


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Median household income
Local
$29,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saltville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Buffalo Lick
· Preston's Salines
The local salt works, which supplied salt to the Confederate army, were destroyed by Union troops in 1864
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Hobart Smith, musician
Historic sites and museums: Museum of the Middle Appalachians

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10% of Saltville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saltville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saltville was $13,908, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Saltville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saltville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $564.


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Libraries in Saltville include Saltville Public Library ... View libraries

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Smyth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saltville political report.

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The average commute time for Saltville workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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