Salem, Kentucky

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For the state capital, see Salem, Oregon.

Salem, Kentucky
Location of Salem, Kentucky
Location of Salem, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°15′53″N 88°14′28″W / 37.26472°N 88.24111°W / 37.26472; -88.24111Coordinates: 37°15′53″N 88°14′28″W / 37.26472°N 88.24111°W / 37.26472; -88.24111
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyLivingston
Establishedbefore 1816[1]
Incorporated1869[1]
Named forthe Carolinian hometown of the original settlers
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Land0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
443 ft (135 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total769
 • Density987.6/sq mi (381.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
42078
Area code(s)270
FIPS code21-68052
GNIS feature ID0502766

Salem is a city of Kentucky in the United States.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Salem, Kentucky". Accessed 26 Aug 2013.