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About Salem Indiana

SmallIndianaSalem is located in scenic Southern Indiana just 35 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky and less than 100 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana. Salem is a great place to live and make a living. We have high achieving public schools, and a wide variety of community activities. Salem also has a strong and diverse economic base. If you're a visitor to Salem, we hope you will take note of our many unique and historic destinations. As a city, Salem has retained much of its small town flavor, a flavor that is enhanced by the city’s tree-lined streets, stately old homes and a friendly atmosphere that has been nurtured and handed down through the generations.

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Exciting news for Salem!

In teaming up with the Washington County Tourism, we are thrilled to announce the upcoming installation of seasonal banners at our square's four gates. These rotating displays will reflect the changing seasons and upcoming events. To ensure top-notch quality, new hardware has been ordered to replace wind-damaged supplies and repair older brackets. Kicking off the series, the first banner will embrace the beauty of fall. Stay tuned for this vibrant addition to our community!

- Mayor Green