Salem, Massachusetts

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Salem, Massachusetts
Witch Hoose
Witch Hoose
Banner o Salem, Massachusetts
Offeecial seal o Salem, Massachusetts
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
Kintra Unitit States
State Massachusetts
Coonty Essex
Incorporated 1629
City 1836
 • Teep Mayor-cooncil ceety
 • Mayor Kim Driscoll
 • Total 46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
 • Laund 21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
 • Watter 25.8 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 41,340
 • Estimate (2016) 43,132
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone Eastren (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) Eastren (UTC-4)
Aurie code(s) 351 / 978
FIPS code 25-59105
GNIS featur ID 0614337

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.