Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Salem is located in Region #3 (the South Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Salem is located in Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Salem is located in Region III (Region 3).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Salem is located in Region III (Region 3).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1546280 (Name of Record: Salem)
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Salem
Lat: 39.2828653 Lon: -80.5589856 [Map]
Elev: 320 ft.
GNIS ID #2390648 (Name of Record: City of Salem)
A political division formed for administrative purposes (such as a borough, county, incorporated place, parish, town or township).
A 'civil' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'populated place' record. The information contained in the 'civil' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'populated place' classes.
Map Name: Salem
Lat: 39.2850359 Lon: -80.564019 [Map]
Elev: 361 ft.
Referenced FIPS Records ...
FIPS Code: 54/71380 (Place Name: Salem)
County: Harrison (FIPS State/County: 54/033)
Identifies an incorporated place (ie- Salem) that does not serve as a primary county division - or in other words, it is included in and is part of a primary county division (ie- Harrison County).
GSA Code: 2390
MRF Code: 1430