Saluda County

Saluda County, South Carolina

100 E Church St Suite 6
Saluda, SC 29138
Phone: (864) 445-3303
Fax: (864) 445-3772
www.saludacounty.sc.gov

In west-central SC, west of Columbia; organized 1895 from Edgefield County. Name Origin: For the Saluda River, which forms its northern border, itself named perhaps from Cherokee selu 'corn,' for the corn-growing area, with ending tah 'river': 'corn river.'

Area (sq mi):: 461.78 (land 452.48; water 9.30) Population per square mile: 41.80
Population 2005: 18,895 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.50%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 19,181 (White 62.20%; Black or African American 30.00%; Hispanic or Latino 7.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,328; median household $35,774; Population below poverty level: 15.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,990-$22,910
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 32.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Saluda County Sheriff's officer was incredulous.
"I was informed that the test did come back and that there was no controlled substance found," Al Eargle, a prosecutor for the region including Saluda County, told the Savannah Morning News.
The Palmetto Pointe real estate development plan as presented to Saluda County is for a private amenities-based waterfront community.
The plant will service the southeastern portion of Saluda County Water and Sewer Authority and the Town of Saluda/Saluda Commission of Public Works service area, which includes three large industrial users.
Major organization : SALUDA COUNTY WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY
The school district includes all of Aiken County and a small portion in the southern part of Saluda County. The district currently operates a total of 41 schools and serviced 23,860 students in the most recent school year.
Meanwhile, when a property owner in Saluda, S.C., wanted to convert the top floor of his building into residential units last year, administrators in the town and the Saluda County School District saw it as a chance to provide affordable housing for their teachers and local law enforcement personnel.
And the FAA got so heavyhanded that they raided Air America Aerial Ads at South Carolina's Saluda County Airport, some 43 miles away, and somehow managed to find a faulty seat belt as well as some "minor mechanical repairs" that needed to be carried out.
The west side features Newberry and Saluda County along with Prosperity.
Major organization : SALUDA COUNTY WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY
And the FAA got so heavy-handed that they raided Air America Aerial Ads at South Carolina's Saluda County Airport, some 43 miles away, and somehow managed to find a faulty seat belt as well as some "minor mechanical repairs" that needed to be carried out.
Notes: a mandatory pre-bid conference/site visit will be held on 10/11/16 at 10:00 am at saluda county roads & bridges 111 law enforcement drive, saluda sc 29138.