Salem, Massachusetts

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Salem, Massachusetts
Witch Hoose
Witch Hoose
Banner o Salem, Massachusetts
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Offeecial seal o Salem, Massachusetts
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Nickname(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

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