Frequently Asked Questions


Does the city have an income tax?
Yes, it is 1.25 percent.

What is Salem's population?
According to the 2010 census, the current population is 12,303.

Does Salem have a Chamber of Commerce?
Yes. The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (330) 337-3473, or you can visit the Salem Chamber website.

Where may I obtain a copy of a birth/death certificate or marriage license?
Birth and death certificates may be obtained from the Salem office of the Columbiana County Health Department (330/332-1618); marriage licenses and records are obtained from the Probate Court at the County Courthouse in Lisbon (330/424-9511).

Is there a recycling center in Salem?
Yes, the recycling center is located next to the Fire Department in the adjacent parking lot. The center accepts cardboard, paper items, glass (green, brown, & clear), steel, and aluminum cans.

Where can I get information on the industrial park?
The Mayor is always happy to talk to prospective tenants.