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Welcome to Salem Branch ...

Salem Branch is located in Newton County<1>.

The location of Salem Branch has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Salem Branch: Salem Br. (or less commonly used: Salem Brnch.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Salem Branch had a population of 310 people.<3> (see below for details).

Salem Branch is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Salem Branch lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Salem Branch: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

Communities near Salem Branch ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Salem Branch.

  • Stonecrest (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Stonecrest lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Salem Branch and is located in DeKalb County
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  • Milstead (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
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    • Milstead lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Salem Branch and is located in Rockdale County
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stockbridge (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
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    • Stockbridge lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Salem Branch and is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockbridge<7>
  • Stockbridge North (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
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    • Stockbridge North lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Salem Branch and is located in Henry County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockbridge North have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • McDonough (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
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    • McDonough lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Salem Branch and is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDonough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McDonough<7>
  • Snellville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Snellville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Salem Branch and is located in Gwinnett County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,185 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snellville<7>
  • Conyers (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
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    • Conyers lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Salem Branch and is located in Rockdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,107 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyers<7>
  • Covington (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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    • Covington lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Salem Branch and is located in Newton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,386 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<7>
  • Loganville (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
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    • Loganville lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Salem Branch and is located in Gwinnett County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loganville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<7>
  • Locust Grove (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Locust Grove lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Salem Branch and is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,091 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Grove<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Salem Branch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Salem Branch.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Salem Branch. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Salem Branch.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Salem Branch. See our Newspapers Page for Salem Branch.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salem Branch ...

Looking for more information about Salem Branch? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Salem Branch, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Salem Branch.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Salem Branch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Newton County: www.co.newton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Salem Branch.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Salem Branch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Salem Branch, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Salem Branch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salem Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5723, Longitude: -83.9849       In this case, the coordinates for Salem Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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