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The population of Saline is approximately 8,826 (2005), 8810 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,213 (2000), 3699 (2010).

The amount of land area in Saline is 10.876 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Saline is 4.14 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.086 sq kilometers.
The distance from Saline to Washington DC is 434 miles. The distance to the Michigan state capital is 55 miles. (as the crow flies)
Saline is positioned 42.17 degrees north of the equator and 83.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Saline elevation is 820 feet above sea level.
Saline median income is $59,382 (2000).

The Saline median home price is $169,200 (2000).

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Saline location: in Southeastern Michigan in the greater Ann Arbor metropolitan area. Saline is about eight miles from Ann Arbor and about 38 miles from Toledo, Ohio. Other nearby communities include Milan, Barton Hills, Ypsilanti, Britton, Dexter, Clinton and Tecumseh.

Here is a map page for Saline.

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History & History Related Items

Saline history:

Orange Risdon took up 160 acres of land; which included the site of the present City of Saline. Mr. Risdon officially named the village Saline and is honored today as its founder. Saline was platted as an unincorporated village in 1832.

Here is a good history page from the local historical society. Here is another local history page. This history was written by Wayne Clements.

From 1932 until 1953, Saline Valley Farms functioned here in the area. Saline Valley Farms was an economic experiment in cooperative living and farming founded by Harold Gray. Here are 150 photographs of the project.

The Davenport House, a Michigan Historical Marker.

This page has over 700 historical photographs to view. Try this photo tour of Saline from the Saline Library.
The founding of Saline: August 12, 1824
The incorporation date of Saline: October 18, 1866 as a Village, 1931 as a city.

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Saline attractions:
The Celtic Festival

The Bixby Marionette Museum
141 E. Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI

The Rentschler Farm
1265 E. Michigan Ave.
Saline, MI
The historic farm has been turned into a museum about American farm family life in the early 20th century. The museum is open from May 20th through September each year. A special activity, Harvest Time, is held in September with many fun and informative activities.

Saline Community Fair
P.O. Box 423
Saline, MI 48176
Held in September each year

Check out these Arial photos of Saline.

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