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Saline City
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Clay
Township Sugar Ridge
Elevation 571 ft (174 m)
ZIP code 47840
FIPS code 18-67518
GNIS feature ID 442932

Saline City is an unincorporated community in Sugar Ridge Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Saline City had its start by the building of the railroad through that territory. A post office was established at Saline City in 1872, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1951. Saline likely refers to a mineral lick.

Geography

Saline City is located at 39°21′55″N 87°07′56″W / 39.36528°N 87.13222°W / 39.36528; -87.13222.


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