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Welcome to Salisbury ...
The location of Salisbury has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Salisbury, you might consider that their post office opened in 1862.
When the people of Salisbury refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Salisburian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Salisbury has a population of 1,526 people<4> (see below for details).
Salisbury is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Salisbury lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Salisbury lies within the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Salisbury: 65281<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Salisbury had an population of 1,526 people. This is a decrease of 5.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Salisbury had a population of 1,618 people (or 20.66% of the total population of Chariton County). This makes Salisbury the county's most populous community.
The population of Salisbury represents 0.03% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 271st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,618 people, the population of Salisbury decreased 6.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,726 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Salisbury.
Communities Also Named Salisbury ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Salisbury - they are located in Connecticut, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Vermont and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Salisbury.
Communities near Salisbury ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Salisbury.
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 Salisbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Salisbury.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Salisbury. 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 Salisbury.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Salisbury. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Salisbury.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salisbury ...
Looking for more information about Salisbury? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Salisbury, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Salisbury.
Adding Salisbury to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Salisbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Salisbury was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Salisbury in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Salisbury.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023