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Welcome to Salisbury ...
When the people of Salisbury refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Salisburian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Salisbury has a population of 673 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Salisbury.
Salisbury is 2,130 feet [649 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Salisbury is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Salisbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Salisbury is within the boundaries of the (814) area code.
The ZIP code for Salisbury: 15558<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Salisbury had an population of 673 people. This is a decrease of 7.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Salisbury had a population of 727 people. This makes Salisbury the county's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 727 people, the population of Salisbury decreased 17.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 878 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Salisbury.
Communities Also Named Salisbury ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Salisbury: This one is located in Somerset County and the other is located in Lancaster County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 21 communities that are also named Salisbury - they are located in Connecticut, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, 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. 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Salisbury was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Salisbury on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Salisbury. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Somerset County: www.co.somerset.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022