Location in Litchfield County, Connecticut
|• Type||Selectman-town meeting|
|• First selectman||Curtis G. Rand|
|• Total||60.1 sq mi (155.7 km2)|
|• Land||57.3 sq mi (148.5 km2)|
|• Water||2.8 sq mi (7.1 km2)|
|Elevation||699 ft (213 m)|
|• Density||71/sq mi (28/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||06039, 06068|
|GNIS feature ID||0213500|
Salisbury is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The town is the most northwest in the State of Connecticut. The MA-NY-CT (Massachusetts-New York-Connecticut) Tri-State Marker is just on the border of Salisbury. The population was 3,977 at the 2000 census.
Although the peak of Mount Frissell is in Massachusetts, the south slope of the mountain is in Salisbury. It is the highest point in Connecticut. In Salisbury there are several ponds and six lakes: Wononscopomuc, Washinee, Washining, Wononpakook, Riga Lake and South Pond. The Appalachian Trail runs through Salisbury.