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Welcome To The City of Salem, NJ


Mayor-Charles-WashingtonWelcome to the great City of Salem!  A city full of rich history, great architecture, and a prominent future.

Salem City is located along the Salem River, with access to water and upgraded rail ways to support current and future industrial growth. Salem City occupies 2.8 square miles of residential, retail, commercial, and industrial community with great opportunities for private investment and city wide development.

Our City mission is to foster community pride that allows our residents to be active participants in strategic, substantive and sustainable enhancement of resident’s quality of life as the governing body stimulates citywide growth by demonstrating competent, business savvy, transparent and trust worthy leadership with a commitment to delivering service in excellence.

Salem City is as reflection of the best Salem County and the State of New Jersey has to offer.  We look forward to you getting to know Salem City and invite you to make our home your home.

Mayor Charles Washington, Jr.

Waterfront Redevelopment Zone
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Happening Now

New Business Coming Soon To Former Bank Building In Downtown Salem – An Art Gallery!

“I’m very happy to announce that we have a new business coming to the old bank building in downtown Salem ...
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Nelson House/Washington Hall Condo Homes Awarded “Project of the Year”

“Salem City is proud to host the first condominium homes in Salem County. The units are well built, beautiful and ...
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2016 Yearly Meeting Schedule

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Common Council of the City of Salem will hold regular meetings pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 ...
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Weather for Salem, NJ
Today Saturday
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016
Partly Cloudy
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 7:00 PM EDT on July 30, 2016
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