QUALITY OF LIFE
Living in Saline County offers one the opportunity to partake in a surprisingly diverse range of activities. From sports to theater, gallery hopping to camping, there's something for everyone in our community.
When the weather, people, and food are this nice, it doesn't take much convincing.
Each city in Saline County is under the protection of local police departments. Rural Saline County is served by the Saline County Sheriff's Department.
Marshall, Slater and Sweet Springs each host churches of varying denominations. Some are also located outside city limits for the convenience of those living throughout the county. For a more complete list or contact information, call Ministerial Alliance at 660-886-5441.
Spend a few days in our county and you'll understand why our citizens have a zest for life. Activities in the area are as varied as the four seasons we enjoy.
Walk through parks filled with young and old alike enjoying golf, basketball, baseball, volleyball and tennis. Swim in one of our area community pools. Enjoy free concerts in the park on warm summer nights or, when the snow flies, take a chance on the steep winding hills which provide excellent sledding.
Many people visit Saline County to take advantage of the bountiful hunting. Our farms and wildlife reserves are brimming with deer, wild turkey and waterfowl. The lakes and ponds in the area hold an abundance of largemouth bass, catfish and crappie.
Saline County offers public and private education, plus 4-year college education at Missouri Valley College.