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Welcome to South Salem ...

The village of South Salem is located in Ross County.

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

The pronunciation of South Salem: SAY-lum<2>

A typical abbreviation for South Salem: S. Salem

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, South Salem has a population of 201 people<3> (see below for details).

South Salem was established in 1846.

The community of South Salem is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for South Salem: (740)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Salem had a population of 204 people. This makes South Salem the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 204 people, the population of South Salem decreased 4.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 213 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, South Salem had an population of 201 people. This is a decrease of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named South Salem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named South Salem - they are located in Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South Salem.

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 South 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 South 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 South Salem.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Salem ...

Looking for more information about South 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for South Salem, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Salem.

Communities near South Salem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chillicothe   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of South Salem

Washington Court House   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of South Salem

Located in Fayette County

Washington   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of South Salem

Located in Fayette County

Hillsboro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of South Salem

Located in Highland County

Greenfield   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of South Salem

Located in Highland County

Leesburg   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of South Salem

Located in Highland County

Williamsport   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of South Salem

Located in Pickaway County

Frankfort   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of South Salem

Bloomingburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of South Salem

Located in Fayette County

Bainbridge   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the South (S) of South Salem

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South 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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for South Salem. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Salem.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Salem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- South 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 South Salem. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Salem

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Salem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3373, Longitude: -83.3069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Salem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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