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Somerset County, Pennsylvania


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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Salisbury is approximately 716 (1990), 727 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 332 (1990), 330 (2010).
The amount of land area in Salisbury is 1.04 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Salisbury to Washington DC is 131 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 126 miles. (as the crow flies)
Salisbury is positioned 39.75 degrees north of the equator and 79.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

A website about Salisbury with good historical information and pictures. Some pictures are dated in the early 1900's. Pictures of tornado damage in 1998 may be seen on this page.

Salisbury was founded by Joseph Markley. Before officially becoming Salisbury, the town was also known as Brushtown and Salsburrich
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The founding of Salisbury

April 15, 1795

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