Salado is a village in Bell County, Texas. Salado was first incorporated in 1867 for the sole purpose of building a bridge across Salado Creek. In 2000 the citizens of Salado voted in favor of re-incorporation. The population of the village is 2,152. Salado is part of the Killeen, Temple, Belton metroplex
The town is home to the Stage Coach inn, the oldest continuously running hotel in Texas. (re-opening in Spring of 2017) Be sure to visit Barrow Brewing - a great microbrewer with a tasting room. You want small town - well this is it.