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Lower Salem, Ohio

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The location of Lower Salem

Welcome to Lower Salem ...

The village of Lower Salem is located in Washington County.

The location of Lower Salem has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lower Salem has a population of 82 people<2> (see below for details).

Lower Salem is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lower Salem: (740)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lower Salem had a population of 86 people. This makes Lower Salem the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 86 people, the population of Lower Salem decreased 21.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 109 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lower Salem had an population of 82 people. This is a decrease of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.77% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lower Salem.

Communities near Lower Salem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Beverly   [Map]   1,318   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   1,712   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lowell   [Map]   539   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marietta   [Map]   13,673   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Matamoras   [Map]   871   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Belmont (WV)   [Map]   876   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lower Salem.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lower Salem. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lower Salem. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lower Salem.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lower Salem:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lower Salem ...

Looking for more information about Lower Salem? 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.

Looking for more information about Lower Salem? 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 Lower Salem, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lower Salem.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lower Salem.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lower Salem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lower Salem) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lower Salem. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lower Salem

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lower Salem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5634, Longitude: -81.3942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lower Salem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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