Salem, Massachusetts

Salem is a coastal city in Essex Coonty, Massachusetts, in the Unitit States, located on Massachusetts' North Shore. It is notorious for its history of witch trials.

Salem, Massachusetts
Witch Hoose
Witch Hoose
Banner o Salem, Massachusetts
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Offeecial seal o Salem, Massachusetts
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Eik-name(s): 
The Witch City, The City of Witches
Motto(s): 
Divitis Indiae usque ad ultimum sinum (Laitin: Tae the fordest port o the rich Indies)
Location in Essex Coonty an the state o Massachusetts.
Location in Essex Coonty an the state o Massachusetts.
Salem, Massachusetts is locatit in the US
Salem, Massachusetts
Salem, Massachusetts
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 42°31′10″N 70°53′50″W / 42.51944°N 70.89722°W / 42.51944; -70.89722
KintraUnitit States
StateMassachusetts
CoontyEssex
Incorporated1629
City1836
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-cooncil ceety
 • MayorKim Driscoll
Area
 • Total46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
 • Land21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
 • Water25.8 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot41,340
 • Estimate 
(2016)
43,132
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren)
Aurie code(s)351 / 978
FIPS code25-59105
GNIS featur ID0614337
Wabsteidwww.salem.com
witch trials.