Place:Saline, Arkansas, United States

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Saline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 107,118 at the 2010 census. Its county seat and largest city is Benton. Saline County is included in the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Saline County was formed on November 2, 1835, and named for the salt water (brine) springs in the area. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1835 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1871 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,061
1850 3,903
1860 6,640
1870 3,911
1880 8,953
1890 11,311
1900 13,122
1910 16,657
1920 16,781
1930 15,660
1940 19,163
1950 23,816
1960 28,956
1970 36,107
1980 53,161
1990 64,183

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